Elizabeth I Silver Sixpence 1592
Sixth Issue, 1582-1600, mint mark Tun (both sides).
Obverse: Crowned bust facing left, with rose behind, beaded circles and Latin legend surrounding: ELIZAB’. D’. G’. ANG’. FR’. ET: HIB: REGI’.
Reverse: Long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms, date (1592) above, beaded circles and Latin legend surrounding: POSVI DEV’. AD IVTORE M: MEV’.
2.38 grams, 26 mm in diameter.
Practically extremely fine with a superb portrait, complete with a most pleasing dark cabinet tone, Scarce.
Ex. Spink of London, Auction 13013, 26th June 2013, lot (525). With this ticket.
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