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Coin, 3 pounds

Description

Mary, Queen of Scots gold three-pound piece or ryal or noble, Edinburgh, 1555

Museum reference

H.C4104

Collection

Coins, Medals and Tokens

Object name

Coin, 3 pounds, Coin, 1 ryal, Coin, 1 noble

Production information

Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, Northern Europe

Date

1555

Materials

Gold

Physical description

Gold; slight double-striking on reverse; slight to moderate wear; edge nick at 7.0 (obverse)

Associations

Mary, Queen of Scots

Exhibitions

  • Mary Queen of Scots (28 Jun 2013 - 17 Nov 2013)
    National Museum of Scotland

References

Richardson, p 205, no 41, fig 115

Richardson (1901), 41

On display

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