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Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

£200.00 Approx $253.16, €233.37

Code: 12447

This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1575.

Obverse inscription: ELIZABETH : D : G : ANG : FR : ET : HIB : REGINA,  ( "Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England, France and Ireland") Crowned portrait of Queen Elizabeth I facing left with rose behind, all within inner circle with legend around.

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV' ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1575.

A nice coin with a strong portrait but a slightly wavy flan.


CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1575 AD

Mint-Mark: Eglantine


SIZE: 25mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.96 grams


PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection in Essex