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Coin - Halfcrown, Queen Anne, Great Britain, 1708 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 29125

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: halfcrown (equals two shillings and six pence)
Edinburgh Mint (indicated by the letter E below the Queen's bust)
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".
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Robert Edwards - Museum of Victoria, 1989
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 33 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.494 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
DateEra: 1808 AD
Denomination: Halfcrown
Obverse Description: Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA; below bust, E
Reverse Description: 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 1708, the date being divided by the crown above the top joint arms of England and Scotland.
Edge Description: In raised lettering, DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI SEPTIMO
Material: Silver
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1708
Mint: Edinburgh (Mint), Edinburgh, Scotland, Great Britain, 1708
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3605 Pages

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