EX 011663

EX 011663
Superb Elizabeth I 'Tower Mint 1561' Sixpence
Silver, 3.09 grams; 26.91 mm. 3rd Issue; dated 1561 AD, mintmark Pheon. Obverse: crowned profile small bust Type 1F with rose behind and legend ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA. Reverse: long cross dividing shield of arms and date 1561 above shield with legend divided POSVI/DEV AD/IVTORE/M MEV. A really exceptional example with a beautiful bust and showing all details; well centred and almost perfectly struck. S. 2560; N. 1997. Almost fleur de coin.

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