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Numismatics
Ruler: Elizabeth I, Queen of England, British, 1533–1603, ruled 1558–1603
Mint: London
Artist: Unknown

Silver shilling of Elizabeth I from London

1560–66

Silver

6.12 g, 6:00, 30.8 mm
Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, Gift of Henry Champion, B.A. 1860, M.A., LL.B. 1863
2001.87.21315
Geography: 
Made in London, England
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
British
Period: 
16th century
Classification: 
Numismatics
Provenance: 

Henry Champion, to about 1867; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1867 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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