Ireland, Mary, 1553 Silver Shilling (M D LIII) in Roman numerals on the reverse. Crowned bust left, legend with inner and outer beaded circles surrounding, mint mark lis after Queen's name, double annulet stops. The Old Currency Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Irish Coin Daily: Mary I (1553-54), Silver Shilling of 1553, Mintmark Lis / Date in Roman Numerals

Date: 1553 (M: D: LIII.) Description: Mary (1553-54), Silver Shilling of Twelve Pence, dated 1553 in Roman numerals. Weight: 5.77g References: D&F 224; S.6495. Toned, some light weaknesses to strike and one tiny rim chip at top, otherwise with an excellent depiction of the Queen, the largest portrait bust of her upon a coin. Extremely…