1708 Queen Anne Halfcrown Almost Mint State

Item Reference: C190001308 In Stock Share
Anne (1702-14), Halfcrown, 1708, draped bust facing left, legend reads ANNA. DEI. GRATIA., toothed border both sides. Rev, inverted die axis, post-union crowned cruciform shields, seven strings to Irish harp,…
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£3,500.00

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Description

Anne (1702-14), Halfcrown, 1708, draped bust facing left, legend reads ANNA. DEI. GRATIA., toothed border both sides. Rev, inverted die axis, post-union crowned cruciform shields, seven strings to Irish harp, plain in angles, garter star at centre, date either side of top crown, legend reads .MAG BRI.FR ET.HIB REG., edge inscription+. DECVS.ET. TVTAMEN. .ANNO. REGNI. SEPTIMO (ESC 577; Bull. 1370; S.3604).

Almost Mint State, an incredible example with mirrored fields and olive bluish tone, full mint bloom. Possibly the finest example we have seen.

Specification

Period1702 - 1714
Date1708
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrown

Coin Ruler

Anne

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

ReferencesESC 577; Bull. 1370; S.3604

Provenance

Ex Spink Numismatic Circular : September 1981 Lot 6267
Ex Spink Numismatic Circular : December 1983 Lot 9398

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