Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

Code: 12494

£65.00 Approx $82.28, €75.85
 

This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1581.

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 Latin Cross.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1581.

DENOMINATION: Sixpence

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1581 AD

Mint-Mark: Latin Cross

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25.9mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.81 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink.2572