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

A halfgroat is a twopence coin.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the queen facing left in ruff and embroided dress; around, (mm coronet) ELIZABETH D G AN 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); around, (mm coronet) POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV (translation, I have made God my helper)

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