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Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Shilling

£185.00 Approx $234.18, €215.87

Code: 12439



This is a Tudor silver shilling (12 pence) of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London between 1594 - 1596 AD.

Obverse inscription: ELIZAB .' D .' G .' ANG .' FR .' ET .' HIB .' REGNI',  ( "Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland") Crowned bust left, mintmark 'Woolpack'.

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

This is a nice toned example, full weight and has a good clear portrait. 

DENOMINATION: Shilling

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1594 - 1596 AD

Mint-Mark: 'Woolpack'

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 31mm diameter

WEIGHT: 6.2 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink.2577

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection Hampshire, United Kingdom.