Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Tower Mint, London
Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the Queen, wearing ruff and embroidered dress facing left; behind, rose; around, (mm. pheon) ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA

Reverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle and over a long cross fourchee, a plain square topped shield quartered with the arms of France (1 & 4) and England (2 & 3); above, 1561; around, (mm. pheon) POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEVM (translation, I have made God my helper)

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