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Coin - Halfcrown, Queen Anne, Great Britain, 1709 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 670

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: halfcrown (equals two shillings and six pence)
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".
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 33 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 14.732 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
Series: England
DateEra: 1712 AD
Denomination: Halfcrown
Obverse Description: Bust of Anne left; around, ANNA DEI GRATIA (holed and plugged above Queen's head)
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 1709, 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 OCTAVO
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1709
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1709
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3604 Pages

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