This excellent example of an Elizabeth I silver shilling shows mostly clear lettering and good detail on the type 3B bust of Elizabeth showing the intricate design of clothing and collar. Centrally struck on a round flan, an attractive coin.
Overall grade aVF (almost very fine).
Spink reference number 2555.
Second issue, some good detail on the bust of Queen Elizabeth, especially on the bodice. Coin nice and round in appearance. Martlet Mintmark clearly visible. Lettering reads Elizabeth:D.G.AN.FR.ET.HI.REGINA followed by the Martlet Mintmark in the legend.
Flat topped shield
This particular coin is as follows
32mm in diameter
Our Nikon testing machine results; random test on obverse Ag 95.9, Cu 2.6, Pb 1.1, Au 0.2. Random test on reverse 97.1, Cu 1.8, Pb 0.8, Au 0.2
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