15 March 2001
Philip and Mary, Sixpence, 3.03g., 1557, m.m. lis, PHILIP Z MARIA D G REX Z REGINA AN, rev. reads NOS (N.1971; S.2506), light crease behind bust of Philip, portraits with excellent detail, very fine or better, rare thus
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Philip and Mary Sixpences dated 1557 are in a new style and in lower relief than those dated 1554 and 1555. They are more difficult to obtain in good condition.
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