Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 10786


This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1581.

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 Latin Cross

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1581.


CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1581 A.D.

Mint-Mark: Latin Cross


SIZE: 25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.8 grams