Very Fine England (Great Britain) hammered silver groat or 4 pence coin from the sole reign of Queen Mary I.
Certified by PCGS to VF 35.
Spink-2492, 1.87g, approx. 24mm.
Great portrait of the queen, her crown, long hair and necklace.
Well centered with clear legends.
Mary was the only surviving child of Henry VIII and Queen Catherine (Spanish Princess from 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).
New PCGS holder with in-bedded chip for coin/holder verification (see shield icon on reverse side of holder).
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