Silver coin; Denomination: sixpence
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
The letter E below the bust records that this coin was struck at the Edinburgh Mint. 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; below, E
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 1708, the date being divided by a crown.
Diagonal milling ///
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 5.799 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3620 Pages