Elizabeth I (1558-1603), fine gold Ryal of Fifteen Shillings, Tower Mint, Queen Elizabeth standing in Tudor warship sailing left, holding orb and sceptre, rose on hull, E on banner at bow, Latin legend and beaded borders surrounding both sides, ELI ZAB; D; G; ANG; FR; ET. h IB REGInA. rev. rose on sun with sixteen rays at centre, cruciform cross fleury ends with lis terminal surrounding, crown over lion in each angle, all within a tressure of eight arcs, small trefoils in spandrels, initial mark escallop (1584-86), IhS; AVT; TRAnSIEnS. PER. mEDIV; ILLORVm. IBAT. weight 7.54g (Schneider 785; Brown and Comber B6; Thompson O1/R2,R3; N.2004; S.2530). Toned, a little weakly struck in stern portion of boat and sea and corresponding part of reverse, one light crease, otherwise good very fine and extremely rare.