The Collection of Scottish Coins formed by Michael Gietzelt

Date of Auction: 16th September 2020

Sold for £10,000

Estimate: £4,000 - £5,000

James III (1460-1488), Rider, type I, King in armour with crown on helmet and holding sword galloping right, rev. crowned shield on cross pattée, cross between lion’s paws, double saltire stops on obv., none on rev., 4.98g/8h (cf. SCBI 35, 728ff; B 3-6, figs. 601-2; S 5256). Attractive, good very fine and rare £4,000-£5,000

Footnote

Provenance: Bt Spink