Tudor History with Claire Ridgway

10 July - Elizabeth I checks her money

July 10, 2021

On this day in Tudor history, 10th July 1561, Queen Elizabeth I visited the royal mint at the Tower of London to check on her new coins.

Why was she producing new coins? What was the problem with the previous coinage?

Find out in this edition of  #TudorHistoryShorts from historian Claire Ridgway.


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