Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1567) plack (four pence), dated 1557. Obverse: Crowned lion rampant shield dividing "MR" with legend: "MARIA DEI G SCOTOR REGINA 57", (Mary by the grace of God Queen of Scots 57). Reverse: Ornate cross with a cross in the centre panel and a crown in each angle, legend: "SERVIO ET VSV TEROR 1557", (I serve and am worn by use 1557). Reasonable collectable condition, see photograph.
Spink No: S.5437. Diameter 22.4mm. F+. £145.00
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