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

Obverse Description

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

Reverse Description

A plain, square topped shield quartered with the arms of France (1 & 4) and England (2 & 3) over a long cross fourchee; above, 1562; around, (mm. star) POSVI DEVM ADIVTOREM MEVM (translation, I have made God my helper)

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