Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 10744


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This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1580.

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

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1580.

DENOMINATION: Sixpence

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1580 A.D.

Mint-Mark: Latin Cross

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink.2572

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence