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

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the queen facing left in ruff and embroided dress; behind, rose; around, (mm Eglantine) ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA (worn)

Reverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle, cross fourchee quartered with the arms of France (1 & 4) and England (2 & 3); above, 1570; around, (mm Eglantine) POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV (translation, I have made God my helper)

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