Elizabeth I Sixpence 1574, Sold
1574 Sixpence, larger bust 5A, mint mark Eglantine both sides at 12 o'clock.
Obverse: Crowned bust to the left with rose behind.
Legend: ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HIB REGINA* (Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England France and Ireland.)
Reverse: Square topped shield over long cross fourchee dividing the legend. Date above.
Legend: POSVI DEV ADIVTOREM MEV 1574. (I have made God my helper.)
Catalogue: Spink# 2563.
Tower mint, London.
Silver, 0.916, 2.70g, 25mm.
Grade: gFine, slight wave to flan.
Obverse: Fan clipped at the bottom, multiple scratches to the fields and a dig below the rose, weak area to the edge at 8 o'clock.
Reverse: Minor scratches to the fields.
The coin is a little lighter than the photos.
This coin has sold.