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Coin - 1 Shilling, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1708 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 674

Summary:
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.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.018 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1708 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: 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.
Edge Description: Diagonal milling ///
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1708
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1708
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3610 Pages

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Dave currie Posted on 30 Nov 2011 12:35 PM
estimated value for a readable but worn 1708 1 shilling

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