Silver coin; Denomination: one shilling
Queen Anne (1702-1714)
The E below the Queen's bust records that the 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". A shilling is a 12 pence coin.
Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA; below, E
Crowned shields - with shields bearing the arms of England, Scotland impaled at top and botttom, 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 BR FRA ET HIB REG 1707, the date being divided by a crown.
Diagonal milling ///
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Type of item
26 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.871 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3608 Pages