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EM16909

Ireland, Elizabeth I Shilling, third base issue, mint mark star

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Ireland, Elizabeth I (1558-1603), Third base issue (1601-02), 3 oz silver Shilling, quartered shield of arms, beaded circles and legend surrounding both sides, initial mark star, ELIZABETH. D: G: ANG; FR; ET. HIBER; RE;, rev. crowned harp, POSVI. DEVM. ADIVTOREM. MEV;, weight 5.48g (BCW ST-2B/ST-b; DF 252; S.6507). A little uneven in shape and usual weak strike for this base issue, some porosity on obverse, otherwise a bold fine for issue.

The abbreviated Latin legends translate as on the obverse, "Elizabeth, by the grace of God, Queen of England France and Ireland." and on the reverse as "I have made God my helper."

Provenance:

Ex Spink Numismatic Circular, May 1996, item 2213.

Ex Christopher H. Comber, privately 30th May 1996

Ex Walter Wilkinson Collection, Dix Noonan and Webb, Auction 180, 9th September 2020, lot 948.

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