Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 11974


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

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH : D : G : ANG : FR : ET : HIB : 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: 1567 AD

Mint-Mark: Coronet


SIZE: 25.40mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.86 grams


PROVENANCE: formerly in a private collection. Wolverhampton.