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.
CULTURE: Tudor England
DATE: 1583 AD
SIZE: 26mm diameter
WEIGHT: 2.91 grams
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