Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 11795


This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1569.

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 Coronet.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1569.


CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1569 AD

Mint-Mark: Coronet


SIZE: 26mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.82 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, West Sussex. UK.