This page is dedicated to the coins of Elizabeth I. Please click on the pictures to enlarge it.
Elizabeth I Milled Silver Sixpence,
1562, Star Mint Mark
S2596 broad bust and decorated dress.
The first attempt at milled coinage was during the Tudor period, a numismatic milestone.
Elizabeth I, Silver Shilling, Escallop, 1584-6
Although this has a weak strike or portrait is worn, the legend is unusual
as it reads ELIZB instead of ELIZAB!
The reverse is better. Overall, a well centred and nicely shaped coin.
Elizabeth I, Shilling, Escallop, 1584-6
Here the legend is the usual ELIZAB. Scratches to obverse, nice reverse.
Good reverse and well-centred coin.
Elizabeth I, Shilling, Martlet, 1560-61
Here we have the normal legend of ELIZABETH and second issue, martlet mint mark. Rather scratched (? contemporary vandalism) but still a lovely coin.
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