Elizabeth I, 1562 Silver Sixpence
Milled coinage, Tower mint London
Mint mark: Star both sides, dated 1562
Obverse: Crowned large broad 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
26 mm in diameter, 3.1 grams.
Extremely fine/ good extremely fine for the issue, fully stuck on a large full round flan, showing superb detail, with a deep iridescent tone, Rare.
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