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James I, Gold “Ship” Spur-Ryal (1605-1606) S-2614. N-2080. PCGS-graded AU55.

James I, Stuart King 1603-1625 London. Second coinage of 1604-1619. Rose mintmark. Very rare. This new denomination was valued at 15 silver shillings, or half the value of the Rose-ryal. Its design was an updating of an earlier classic: the…