Philip and Mary, Shilling, dated 1555

Irish Coin Daily: Philip & Mary, Irish Silver Shilling of 1555, Mintmark Portcullis

Date: 1555   Description: Philip and Mary, Silver Shilling 1555, i.m. portcullis on reverse only, busts vis-à-vis under a crown, date below. This is a variety, with the obverse legend reading “RIGINA  AN” instead of the normal “REGINA . ANG:” Weight: 8.73 g Base coinage: 0.250 fine silver References: D&F 233;  S. 6500 Well struck…

Ireland, Philip and Mary, groat, 155[7], mm. rose, date lacks last digit, facing busts, crown above, date below, rev. crowned harp (S.6501B)

Irish Coin Daily: Silver Groat of Philip & Mary, 155[7]

Date: c. 155[7] Description: Ireland, Philip and Mary, groat, 155[7], mm. rose, date lacks last digit, facing busts, crown above, date below, rev. crowned harp (S.6501B), Obverse, Fine (F) Reverse, Very Fine (VF) Country: Ireland Category: Anglo-Norman House of Tudor Philip of Spain & (Bloody) Mary I (1553-1558) the only child of King Henry VIII and his first…