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    ELIZABETH I, RARE FIRST ISSUE SILVER SHILLING

    ELIZABETH I, RARE FIRST ISSUE SILVER SHILLING

    $2,100 (approx conversion from £1550)

    Item details

    Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Silver Shilling, First issue (1559-1560)
    Mint mark Lis
    Obverse: Crowned 2B bust facing left, crosshatching on bodice, beaded and wire-line inner circles with Latin legend surrounding: ELIZABETH. D’.G; ANG; FRA; Z: HIB; REGIN;.
    Reverse: Shield on long cross fourchée, with legend surrounding: POSVI DEV; AD IVTORE M: MEV;
    N.1985, S.2549, Brown & Comber 2B
    5.93 grams, 33 mm in diameter.
    Deeply toned, some striking softness as usual with the type otherwise practically very fine, Rare.

     

    Code
    10577
    Period
    Pre 1600, Middle Age, Medieval, Tudor

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