English Silver Sixpence Circa 1558 – 1603 AD
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A worn but still good quality solid silver penny coin of Elizabeth 1st.
This item which dates to circa 1558 – 1603 AD, is a sixpence from the time of Queen Elizabeth’s reign. Elizabeth was the daughter of Henry VIII and Anne Boleyn, his second wife, who was executed two-and-a-half years after Elizabeth’s birth.
She was known for being more moderate than most of her family, being quite tolerant in matters such as religion. This with the fact that she was remembered as the monarch whom oversaw the victory against the Spanish Armada in 1588, meant that she would always be revered as a successful leader in the eyes of her people.
The coin itself is unfortunately bent, however would still make a more than worthy addition to any enthusiasts collection.