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    Sequin Thistle Ornament

    Common throughout the highlands, islands and lowlands of Scotland, the prickly purple thistle has been Scotland’s national emblem for over 500 years.

    The thistle first appears as a royal symbol on silver coins issued by James III in 1470. 

    Part of the Elizabeth and Mary: Royal Cousins, Rival Queens exhibition range.

    Find out more about the exhibition https://www.bl.uk/events/elizabeth-and-mary

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    Brand: St. Nicolas

    Dimensions: 8 cm