Fine England (Great Britain) hammered silver groat or 4 pence coin from the sole reign of Queen Mary I.
Certified by ICG to F 12, appears to be conservatively graded.
Attractive portrait style with clear depiction of her bodice, crown and necklace with jeweled pendant.
Well centered with clear legends.
Mary was the only surviving child of Henry VIII and Queen Catherine (of Aragon, Spain).
Mary reigned alone from 1553 to 1554 and had a dual reign with Philip of Spain from 1554 to 1558.
This coin was issued between 1553 & 1554, legends are in medieval font.
Obverse: Queen wearing crown and necklace with jewel and pearls on bodice, MARIA DG ANG FRA Z HIB REGI (Maria by the Grace of God England France & Ireland Queen).
Reverse: Arms of England and France, VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA (truth is the daughter of time).