Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 11757

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This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1583.

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 'A'.

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

DENOMINATION: Sixpence

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1583 AD

Mint-Mark: A

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 26mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.91 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink.2578A