Elizabeth I. 1558-1603. AR crown. 29.71 gm. 41 mm. Seventh Coinage. 1 (one) i.m. 1601. Her crowned bust left, a scepter in her right hand and an orb in her left; ELIZABETH D G ANG FRA ET HIBER REGINA / Square garnished shield over long cross fourchee; POSVI DEVM AD IVTORE M MEVM. S. 2582. N. 2012. BCW O1:R1. Good Very Fine; choice example, exceptionally well and fully struck, with attractive old toning over pleasing surfaces.
Ex Seaby. Purchased October 1983; with a photo attached to a letter signed by Peter Seaby guaranteeing authenticity as well as an envelope and stock tag.