Silver coin; Denomination: Testoon
The testoon was current at 5 shillings.
Crowned shield charged with the lion rampant and dividing the letters M R; around, MARIA DEI G SCOTOR REGINA 1558
Cross potent with a cros in each angle; around, (mm. crown) IN VIRTVTE TVA LIBERA ME 1558 (translation, In Thy strength deliver me)
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
25 mm (Outside Diameter), 6.235 g (Weight)
[Book] 2003. Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands., Spink 5406 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.