Elizabeth I Gold Half Pound

Item Lot Number: 31

Elizabeth I Gold Half Pound, London Mint, MM cross crosslet; obv. ELIZABETH D G ANG FR ET HI REGINA around young crowned bust within beaded inner circle, rev. SCVTVM FIDEI PROTEGET EAM around crowned royal shield, E R divided by shield ('E' weakly struck); a few faint hairlines o/wise very good edge & surfaces, no flat spots in legends & almost perfectly round flan; very attractive, RARE GVF to AEF

Estimate: £4000-5000

Sold: £6500