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Queen Elizabeth I Tudor Silver Sixpence

£85.00 Approx $107.59, €99.18

Code: 12460



This is a Tudor silver sixpence of Queen Elizabeth, minted in London in 1589.

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

Reverse inscription: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV ("I have made God my helper") Square topped shield quartered by long cross fourchee dividing legend, date above. 1589.

DENOMINATION: Sixpence

CULTURE: Tudor England

DATE: 1589 AD

Mint-Mark: Crescent

MATERIAL: Silver

SIZE: 25.4mm diameter

WEIGHT: 2.51 grams

ATTRIBUTION: Spink - 2578B, North - 2015

PROVENANCE: Formerly in a private collection, Cambridge. Originally found Fen Ditton.