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Mary I (1553-1558)

Mary I, Silver Groat, Pomegranate Mint Mark, 1553-1554

Obverse: Crowned bust to left, MARIA (pomegranate) D G ANG FRA'S hIB' REGI

Reverse: Quatered shield-of-arms over long cross fourchée, VERITAS (pomegranate) TEMPORIS FILIA

Ref: S2492

Grade: F, irregular patina

22mm, 1.93g

Prov: Ex Noonans

 

 

£260 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #1310

Mary I, Silver Groat, Pomegranate Mint Mark, 1553-1554

Obverse: Crowned bust to left, MARIA (pomegranate) D G ANG FRA'S hIB' REGI

Reverse: Quatered shield-of-arms over long cross fourchée, VERITAS (pomegranate) TEMPORIS FILIA

Ref: S2492

Grade: VF, some scratches to obverse and nibbled edge but good portrait.

24mm, 1.67g

Prov: Ex Roma Numismatics

 

 

£280 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first) #1301

Mary I, Silver Groat, Pomegranate Mint Mark, 1553-1554

Obverse: Crowned bust to left, MARIA (pomegranate) D G ANG FRA'S hIB' REGI

Reverse: Quatered shield-of-arms over long cross fourchée, VERITAS (pomegranate) TEMPORIS FILIA

Ref: S.2492

Grade: F, full flan but creased across centre, several light scratches and repaired damage to edge but nice portrait

22mm, 1.74g

Prov: Ex Tennants

 

£250 (P&P FREE, other locations please ask first)

 Mary I (Bloody Mary) & Philip of Spain, Silver Shilling, 1555

Obverse: busts of Philip II of Spain and Mary facing each other, a crown above dividing date, PHILIP ET MARIA D G REX ET REGINA ANG 

Reverse: oval garnished shield with arms of Spain and England; above, a crown which divides the denomination XII; POSVIMVS DEVM ADIVTOREM NOSTRVM

32mm, 5.22g

Ref: S2501, N1968

Grade: AVF, good round flan and portraits for type, weak in parts, slightly wavey flan

 

£295 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Mary I (In Own Name) Silver Groat, Pomegranate, 1553-1554

Obverse: Crowned bust of Mary, left, MARIA (Pomegrantate mint mark) D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI

Reverse: long cross over royal shield, legend VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA

24mm, 1.89g

Grade: AVF, weak strike on portrait but not bad for type

Ref: Spink 2492, North 1960

Prov: Ex Hanson sale

 

£195 (P&P FREE to UK, other locations please ask) #739

Philip and Mary, Silver Groat, Lis Mint Mark, 1554-1558

Obverse: Crowned bust of Mary alone, left, PHILIP Z MARIA D G REX Z REGINA

Reverse: POSUIMUS DEUM ADIUTO NOS, long cross over royal shield, initial mint mark lis

22.7mm, 1.73g

Ref: N1973, S2508

Grade: AVF, weak portrait which is often the case with these coins, better reverse.

Prov: Ex Hansons

 

£270 (P&P FREE to all locations) #736

Mary I (Bloody Mary) Silver Groat, Pomegranate Mint mark, 1553-1554

Obverse: Crowned bust, left, legend around with pomegranate mint mark

 

Reverse: VERITAS TEMPORIS FILIA, long cross over royal shield

24mm, 1.98g

Ref: N1960, S2492

Grade: VF, good portrait for type and dark toning but a little scuffed on the obverse

 

 

 

£300 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Irish, Philip & Mary Groat, Debased Silver, ?Rose Mint Mark,1556

Obverse: Bareheaded busts, face to face, legend around 

 

Reverse: Harp to centre, crowned P and M either side, legend around

27mm, 2.64g

Ref: S6501A

Grade: F, shadowy portraits but not unusual for type, scarce coin

 

 

 

£240 (P&P FREE to all locations)

Irish, Philip & Mary Groat, Debased Silver, Rose Mint Mark,1557

Obverse: Bareheaded busts, face to face, legend around 

 

Reverse: Harp to centre, crowned P and M either side, legend around

26mm, 2.26g

Ref: S6501B

Grade: F, shadowy portraits but not unusual for type, reverse better, scarce coin

 

 

 

£260 (P&P FREE to all locations)

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