Silver coin; Denomination: one shilling
Royal Mint, London
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
The legend reads as a single title from obverse to reverse and translates "Anne by the Grace of God Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland". A shilling is a 12 pence coin.
Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA
Crowned shields - with arms of England and Scotland impaled at top and bottom, Ireland at left and France at right, forming a cross shape with the badge of the Star of the Garter at the centre; around, MAG BRI FR ET HIB REG 1711, the date being divided by a crown.
Diagonal milling ///
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.875 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3610 Pages
[Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.