Francis & Mary Queen of Scots Nonsunt 1559 Dolphins Left


Francis & Mary Queen of Scots (1558-1560) twelvepenny groat or "nonsunt", dated 1559, dolphin looking left. The name nonsunt arose as an abbreviation of the reverse legend: "IAM NON SUNT DUO SED UNA CARO". (They are no more twain, but of one flesh). Reasonable collectable condition for type, see photograph.

Spink No: S.5448. Diameter 20.7mm. F-. £110.00

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