Silver coin; Denomination: Halfgroat
Tower Mint, London
Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603)

A halfgroat is a twopence coin

Obverse Description

Crowned bust of the queen facing left in ruff and embroided dress; behind, 2 pellets; around, (mm A) E D G ROSA SINE SPINA (translation, Elizabeth by the grace of God, a rose without a thorn)

Reverse Description

At centre within a beaded circle, cross fourchee quartered with the arms of France (1 & 4) and England (2 & 3); around, (mm A) CIVITAS LONDON

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