Elizabeth I, 1562 Silver Sixpence, Milled Issue
Milled coinage, Tower mint London
Mint mark: Star both sides, dated 1562
Obverse: Crowned tall narrow bust facing left, with decorated dress, wearing ruff, rose to right, surrounded by Latin legend and toothed border: * ELIZABETH. D. G. ANG. FRA. ET. HIB. REGINA
Reverse: long cross fourchée over quartered shield of arms, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding: * POSVI DEVM. AD IVTORE M. MEVM
25 mm in diameter, 3.1 grams.
Very fine, with a pleasing old cabinet tone.
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