The Collection of Scottish Coins formed by Michael Gietzelt (16 September 2020)

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Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £5,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

James VI (1567-1625), Before Accession, Third coinage, Ducat, 1580, mm. crown on obv. only, reads d · ei, no pellet before rev. legend, 5.90g/7h (SCBI 35, 1237-8, same obv. die; SCBI 58, 1142, same obv. die; B 1, fig. 948; S 5452). Possibly removed from a ring mount and of bright appearance, otherwise good fine £4,000-£5,000

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Provenance: Jean Elsen Auction 113 (Brussels), 16 June 2012, lot 1286; St James’s Auction 22, 1 October 2012, lot 776