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Thursday, 7 June 2012

James VI, 1602 Silver Half Thistle Merk. My best coin find to date.

Lion rampant crest, 1602 James VI of Scotland Half Thistle Merk

Barely visible date of 1602

with legend 'REGVM IOVA PROTEGIT' with the 'GIT' visible  at 10-11 O'Clock.
1602 follows thereafter.

'Jehova protects the King'

1602 James VI of Scotland Half Thistle Merk

with legend 'IACOBVS 6 DGR SCOTORVM'  'ORVM' visible at 9 O'Clock.

'James VI by grace of God King of the Scots'

Thistle side with date - 1602 James VI of Scotland Half Thistle Merk

Different shadowing/light - 1602 James VI of Scotland Half Thistle Merk

Some more pics on my SkyDrive below.
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