Philip and Mary (1554-58), Shilling, 1555, issued with English titles only, busts facing each other, crown above, date either side, legend and beaded border surrounding, PHILIP ET MARIA D G REX ET REGINA ANGL. Rev, crowned oval quartered shield with arms of Spain and England, crown above dividing XII. Legend surrounds POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM NOSTRVM, 6.02g (N.1968; S.2501).
Near very fine, lightly toned with an extensive provenance.
Ex Dr E. C Carter
Ex R. Carlyon Britton – Sotheby’s – Hammered English Silver Coins, 18th October 1921, Lot 229 – (d)
Ex Dr E. Burstal collection – Glendining & Co – 15th May 1968, Lot 166
Ex Spink & Son, purchased 1969. Spink’s Numismatic Circular, item 6365
Ex Broadstairs collection