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Coin - Sixpence, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1707 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 25909

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: sixpence
Edinburgh Mint
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"
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 21 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 2.628 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), McArthur Bequest, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1707 AD
Denomination: Sixpence
Obverse Description: Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA; below, E
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 1707, the date being divided by a crown.
Edge Description: Diagonal milling ///
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint)
Previous Collection: George McArthur
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3620 Pages

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