Authentic hand-cast and hand-stamped pewter replicas of coins from the Tudor reigns of Henry VIII and Elizabeth I. A descriptive history card and a velveteen pouch are included. 11 coins.
Henry VIII: 1509-1547. Testoon, Groat, Halfgroat, Halfpenny
The Testoon is the forerunner of the Shilling. The Groat is from the reign of the first Tudor monarch, Henry VII; this coin was still minted in the early years of the reign of Henry VIII.
Elizabeth I: 1558-1603. Gold Sovereign, Shilling, Sixpence, Groat, Halfgroat, Penny, Halfpenny,
The Gold Soverign is gold plate on pewter. The latin on the reverse "A Domino Factum Et Istud Et Est Mirabilis In Oculis Nostris" translates to "This is the Lord's doing and it is marvellous in our eyes". The other coins are pewter, and have on the reverse "Posui Deum Adivtorum Meum" translates to "I have made the Lord my helper"