Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London (Tower Mint) or Southwark Mint
Edward VI (1547-1553) Third Coinage

This was the first time a Denomination value (XII pence) appeared on English coinage.

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the King facing with rose at left and denomination in pence, XII, at right; around, (mm. Y) EDVVARD VI D G AGL FRA Z hIB REX (translation: Edward VI by the Grace of God King of England, France and Ireland)

Reverse Description

Royal shield, quartered with the arms of England and France, on a cross fourchee; around, POSVI DEV ADIVITORE MEVM(mm. Y) (translation: I have made God my helper)

Edge Description


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