Great Britain, Elizabeth I, 3 Pence 1566, Portcullis, F/aVF

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Obverse: Ornate crowned bust of Elizabeth I facing left. Rose behind head, lettering around

Lettering: ELIZABETH · D · G · ANG · FRA · ET · HI · REGINA

Translation:
ELIZABETH DEI GRATIA ANGLIAE FRANCIAE ET HIBERNIAE REGINA
Elizabeth, by the Grace of God, Queen of England France and Ireland

Reverse: Square Shield of Arms of England and France on long cross fourchée dividing the inscription with date of 1566 above shield

Lettering:
* POSVI DEV . AD IVTORE M : MEV .
· 15 66 ·

Translation:
POSUI DEUM ADJUTOREM MEUM
I have made God my helper

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Country
Ruler Elizabeth I (1558-1603)
Face Value 3 Pence
Year of issue 1566
Metal Silver
Fineness 925
Catalogue # SPINK 2565; North 1998
Weight, g. 1,47
Diameter, mm. 18,5
Our code A663
Additional info Mint mark: Portcullis