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Pattern Coin - Halfpenny, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1707-1714 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 742

Summary:
Copper pattern coin; Denomination halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
Queen Anne (1702-1714)

Struck after the Act of the Union in 1707
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 10.546 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: pattern strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1707-1714 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Draped bust of Queen Anne facing left; around, ANNA D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REG (translation: Anne by the Grace of God Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland)
Reverse Description: Rose and thistle from a single stem below a crown, no legend
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: round
Material: Bronze
Issued By: Queen Anne, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Herbert Grueber - British Museum Coins and Medals, Handbook of the coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum, London, 1899, Greuber 803 Pages

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