Gold coin; Denomination: Angel
Royal Mint, London (Tower Mint)
Philip and Mary (1554-1558)

The angel was a 10 shilling coin at this time

Obverse Description

The winged archangel, St. Michael standing front, head right on a fallen dragon piercing it in the head with a cross tipped spear; around, (mm. lis) PHILIP Z MARIA D G REX Z REGINA

Reverse Description

Ship to right with mast in the form of a cross, surmounted by a top-castle and dividing the letters P and M; in front of mast, Royal shield quartered with the arms of England and France; around, (mm. lis) A DNO FACTV EST ISTVD Z EST MIRABI (translation: This is the Lord's doing and it is marvellous).

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