Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Shilling

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Shilling

Code: 11733


This is a Tudor silver shilling (12 pence) of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London between 1595 - 1598 AD.

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB:D:G:ANG:FR:ET:HI:REGI,  ( "Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland") Crowned bust left, mintmark 'Key'.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, mintmark 'Key' above.


CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1595 - 1598 AD

Mint-Mark: 'Key'


SIZE: 26mm diameter

WEIGHT: 4.87 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection Northamptonshire, United Kingdom.