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In England

Who was king in England in 1562?

  There was no King of England in 1562. The reigning monarch was Queen Elizabeth I, who that year escaped death from a bout of smallpox. At the time she was unmarried and (MORE)

What is the value a 1562 British Sixpence?

The Third Issue of Elizabeth I coinage. A British 1562 (hammered silver) Sixpence (with inner beaded circle), depending on the variant, circulated but still in good conditio (MORE)

What is the value of a 1562 British Sixpence?

Queen Elizabeth I - Third Issue A British 1562 silver Sixpence (Elizabeth I), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £50 to £1,000 GBP. These (MORE)

Why were English coins given milled edges in 1562?

To make them harder to counterfeit.    It also makes it more obvious if the edge has been shaved for the  gold or silver.    The idea was suggested by Master of (MORE)