Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Shilling

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Shilling

Code: 12427

£140.00 Approx $177.22, €163.36

This is a Tudor silver shilling (12 pence) of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London between 1560 - 1561 AD.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABET : D : G : AN : FR : ET : HI : REGINA,  ( "Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland") Crowned bust left, mintmark 'Martlet'.

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

This is a nice toned example with a clear portrait, ex. old collection with the ticket.


CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1560 - 1561 AD

Mint-Mark: 'Martlet'


SIZE: 32mm diameter

WEIGHT: 6 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in the Isle of Wight, United Kingdom.