Elizabeth I (1558-1603), 2nd issue shilling, bust 3c, mm martlet

Item Reference: C212010548 Sold Share
Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Shilling, second issue (1560-61), crowned bust left [Bust 3c] beaded inner circles, mintmark martlet (1560-61), legend surrounds ELIZABETH DG ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA. Rev, long cross…
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Description

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Shilling, second issue (1560-61), crowned bust left [Bust 3c] beaded inner circles, mintmark martlet (1560-61), legend surrounds ELIZABETH DG ANG FRA ET HIB REGINA. Rev, long cross fourchee over quartered shield of arms, reads POSVI DEV AD IVTORE M MEV, 5.52g (S.2555; 1985).

Darkly toned with legible legends both sides, the darkness of the toning slightly conceealing the strength of the portrait, some nicks in the western obverse fields. Reverse, a cleaner strike with pleasing coat of arms. Good fine with a popular mintmark.

Ex Valelink, bought May 2007

Specification

Period 1558 - 1603
Date 1560-61
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

Elizabeth I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Martlet

References S.2555; 1985
Weight 6.19 g

Provenance

Ex Valelink, bought May 2007

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