1 Shilling - Elizabeth I 2nd issue


Country England
(United Kingdom)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1560-1561
Value 1 Shilling = 12 Pence (1/20 LSD)
Metal Silver (.925)
Weight 6.2 g
Diameter 31 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized yes
References Sp# 2555
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley


Crowned bust facing left within inner beaded circle, legend around

NOTE: mintmark before ruler's name


Translation: Elizabeth by the Grace of God Queen of England, France and Ireland


Long cross through shield. Shield in four quarters. Top right and bottom left quarters show three lions. Surrounded by lettering. Lettering begins with large star


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1560-1561)  mm Cross crosslet (21)
ND (1560-1561)  mm Martlet (94)

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