Silver coin; Denomination: halfcrown (equals two shillings and six pence)
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".
Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA (holed and plugged above Queen's head)
Crowned shields - with the joint arms of England and Scotland 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 1709, the date being divided by the crown above the top joint arms of England and Scotland.
In raised lettering, DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI OCTAVO
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
33 mm (Outside Diameter), 14.732 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3604 Pages