This is a very nice Tudor silver shilling (12 pence) of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London between 1582 - 1584.
Obverse inscription: ELIZAB : D : G : ANG : FR : ET : HIB : REGI, ( "Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland") Crowned bust left, mintmark 'A'.
Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, mintmark 'A' above.
CULTURE: Tudor England
DATE: 1582 - 1584 AD
SIZE: 32mm diameter
WEIGHT: 6.18 grams
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