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Elizabeth I Base Silver 4 Penny Groat of 1558

ID Number: 5517
Category: Irish Hammered Coins
Catalogue Number: S.6504; DF 246
Grade: About Fine
Weight: 2.65 g., 25 mm.
Date: 1558
Mint: Dublin mm Rose
Denomination: 4 Penny Base Silver Groat
Pedigree: ex Chris Eimer London Jan 2013
Ruler: Elizabeth I, 1558 - 1603
Price: $225.
Additional Details
Elizabeth I Base coinage of 1558 (0.250 fine)

S.6504  4 Penny Groat, 2.65g.,  25 mm, mm. Rose. Crowned bust of Queen left, legend around reads ELIZABETH.D[G:ANG:]FRA.Z. HIB.REGI.  Rev. Crowned harp of 8 strings divides E & R, for Elizabeth Rex, legend around POSVI:DEVM:AD:VTOREAM:[D]EVM, (Psm.54:4, I have made  the Lord mine helper). 

About Fine clipped. Though the coin shows little actual wear, there is deterioration of the silver, particularly around the left side, due to the silver only being .250 fine.  Crown, parts of hair and shoulder and harp well defined.  $225.

ex Chris Eimer London Jan 2013
Obverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
Reverse side
Princess Kaiulani Collection
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