Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 11529

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This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1591.

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, rose behind, mintmark Hand.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1591.

DENOMINATION: Sixpence

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1591 AD

Mint-Mark: Hand

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 3.07 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink.2578B