Queen Elizabeth I (1558-1603) is the most well-known English monarch who ever lived. These coins are based on originals that were minted at the time of her reign. The protestant Elizabeth changed England into a world power, she beat the Spanish Armada, had a great influence on the political situation within The Netherlands and she started the first colonies in the New World. She also beheaded her half-sister who was queen of the neighboring kingdom of Scotand.
This set contains the following coins: six pence, a groat, a half groat, penny and a half penny. The coins have the Latin motto: 'Posui Deum Adivtorum Meum' (I made the Lord my helper). These coins are made of pewter.
Diameter: 2.3 cm, 1.8 cm, 1.6 cm, 1.3 cm, 1 cm, 0.8 cm;
Material: tin (lead-free);
Based on a historic original: yes;
Transport weight (grams): 100 *