Mary Queen of Scots Plack 1557


Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1567) plack (four pence), dated 1557. Obverse: Crowned lion rampant shield dividing "MR" with legend: "MAR[IA DEI G] SCOTOR REGINA [1557]", (Mary by the grace of God Queen of Scots 1557). Reverse: Ornate cross with a cross in the centre panel and a crown in each angle with legend: "[SERV]IO ET VSV TER[OR ] 1557", (I serve and am worn by use 1557). Reasonable collectable condition with weak strike at edges on small flan, see photograph.

Spink No: S.5437. Diameter 20.1mm. VF-. £110.00

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