Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London (Tower Mint)
Philip and Mary (1554-1558)

The shilling is a 12 pence coin. The obverse legend includes reference to English, French, Neapolitan and Spanish titles.

Obverse Description

Busts of Philip and Mary face to face below a crown that divides the date 1554; around, [PH]ILIP ET MARIA D G R ANG FR NEAP PR HISP

Reverse Description

Crowned and garnished oval shield bearing the arms of Spain, England and France; the crown divides the mark of value(double struck), XII (12 pence); around, POSVIMVS DEVM ADIVTOREM NOSTRVM (translation: We have made God our helper)

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