Billon coin; Denomination: Lion
Mary (1542-1567). Struck after her marriage to Francis.
The lion or hardhead was valued at 1 1/2 pence.
At centre, crowned FM monogram, dolphin on each side looking left; around FR[A ET] MA D G [R R SCOT D D] VIEN
At centre, crowned lion rampant to left; around, [VINCIT VERIT]AS 1559
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
9 mm (Length), 9 mm (Width), 0.949 g (Weight)
[Book] 2003. Coins of Scotland Ireland and the Islands., Spink 5450 Pages