Scottish gold coin of James III

On display


  • Title

    Scottish gold coin of James III

  • Associated place

  • Date

    1460 - 1488
  • Material and technique

    gold, struck

  • Denomination


  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    25 mm (diameter)
    3.93 g (weight)
    1 o'clock (die-axis)
  • Design

    Unicorn standing, left (obverse)

    Sunburst (reverse)

  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Horace Hird, F.S.A., of Bradford, 1953.

  • Museum location

    Lower ground floor | Gallery 7 | Money
  • Museum department

    Heberden Coin Room

  • Accession no.


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