Similar items over time

Coin - 1 Shilling, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1705 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 672

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". The roses and plumes on the reverse record that this coin was made with silver from mines in Wales and the West of England. A shilling is a 12 pence coin.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 26 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 5.954 g (Weight)

More information

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: 1705 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA
Reverse Description: Crowned shields - with arms of England, Scotland, Ireland and France forming a cross shape with the badge of the Star of the Garter at the centre; roses plumes in angles between shields; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REG 1705, the date being divided by the crown above the English arms.
Edge Description: Diagonal milling ///
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1705
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1705
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3589 Pages

Add your comment

  • Museum Victoria does not provide valuations, for more information please visit the valuation infosheet
  • Please note that Museum Victoria staff will not normally respond to comments posted on our website.
Yes No