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". The roses and plumes on the reverse record that this coin was made with silver from mines in Wales and the West of England. A shilling is a 12 pence coin.
Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA
Crowned shields - with arms of England, Scotland, Ireland and France forming a cross shape with the badge of the Star of the Garter at the centre; roses plumes in angles between shields; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REG 1705, the date being divided by the crown above the English arms.
Diagonal milling ///
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Alfred Chitty, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.954 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3589 Pages