||Charles I gold Half Unit ND, S-5534, 3rd Coinage (of 1637-42), AU58 NGC. Frosty and lustrous, this classic gold issue, engraved and struck by Nicholas Briot, features a fine, broad, round flan showing the normal light adjustments. The king's portrait and reverse crowned shield are both sharp, and the surfaces are choice for the issue. The brief Latin legend on the reverse translates to mean "These united we guard" and appears only on this and two other Scottish coins of Charles I. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $8,225.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.