Silver coin; Denomination: Groat
Royal Mint, London (Tower Mint)
Queen Mary I (1553-1554) sole reign

The groat is a fourpence coin

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen facing left wearing a necklace with a pendant cross; around, MARIA (mm. pomegranate) D G ANG FRA Z HIB REGI (annulet stops)

Reverse Description

Royal shield, quartered with the arms of England and France, on a cross fourchee; around, VERITAS (mm. pomegranate) TEMPORIS FILIA (translation: Truth, the daughter of Time)

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