Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Angel, fifth issue, mintmark Latin cross (1580-81)

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Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Angel, fifth issue, mintmark Latin cross (1580-81), beaded inner linear circles both sides, St. Michael slaying the dragon, legend surrounds ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HI REGINA.…
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£6,750.00

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Description

Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Angel, fifth issue, mintmark Latin cross (1580-81), beaded inner linear circles both sides, St. Michael slaying the dragon, legend surrounds ELIZABETH DG ANG FR ET HI REGINA. Rev, ship bearing shield, cross above, E and rose flanking, A DNO FACTVM EST ISTVD ET EST MIRABI surrounds, pellet stops, 5.07g (S.2525; N.1991; Schneider 768 for the overstruck mintmarks).

Set out on a broad flan, well detailed both sides with a pleasing rendition of the archangel, one scratch on the left wing, legends concise and legible. Rev, crisp and sharp in both the ship design and bow strings. Extremely fine, rare with overstruck mintmarks. A fetching example, lustrous with minimal wear.

Specification

Period 1558 - 1603
Date 1580-81
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Angels

Coin Ruler

Elizabeth I

Country

England

Coin House

House of Tudor

Metal

Gold

References S.2525; N.1991; Schneider 768 for the overstruck mintmarks

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