Great Britain: Coin Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern) - detailed information

Great Britain: Coin Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern)
CoinHalfpenny 1707 (Pattern)

This pattern was struck after the Act of the Union in 1707. It is not dated, but would probably have been prepared to promote Her Majesty's new title soon after England and Scotland were united into Great Britain.

MintRoyal Mint
Obverse
Great Britain / Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern) - obverse photo

Draped bust of Queen Anne facing left; around, the monarch's legend ANNA D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REG; translated from Latin: Anne, by the Grace of God, Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland.

Obverse Inscription ANNA D G MAG BR FR ET HIB REG
Reverse
Great Britain / Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern) - reverse photo

Rose and thistle growing from a single stem below a crown. There is no legend.

Reverse Inscription (none)
EdgePlain
Edge InscriptionNone
Notes

Additional information:

[Book] Grueber, Herbert A. 1899. Handbook of the coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum., Greuber 803 Pages

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Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern): Details
CountryGreat Britain
CurrencyPound Sterling (Great Britain)
PeriodPound Sterling (1707 - 1801)
Coin TypeHalfpenny (Pattern)
Issued1707
MonarchQueen Anne
EffigyDraped Bust
Face Value1/2 (x Penny)
CurrentNo
Mintageunknown
MaterialBronze
Designer
TechnologyMilled (machine-made)
ShapeRound
OrientationReversed (Coin Alignment, Axis 6)
Size (mm)29
Mass (g)10.5460
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Halfpenny 1707 (Pattern): Photos
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Pattern Coin - Halfpenny, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1707-1714
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Pattern Coin - Halfpenny, Queen Anne, England, Great Britain, 1707-1714
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