Anne (1702-14), Crown, 1707, Edinburgh Mint, E below second draped bust left, toothed border surrounding both sides, legend reads ANNA DEI GRATIA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields, plain angles, twelve or so strings to Irish harp, garter star at centre with sunburst, date flanking top crown, legend surrounding MAG BRI FR ET HIB REG, edge inscription *DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI SEXTO, with a slight collar shift in the letter impression (S.3600; ESC. 103; Bull 1352).
Even cabinet toning on good metal, some nicks and hairlines; nevertheless a very strong portrait incorporating all the main devices of the type and year. Slight carbon smudge below E for Edinburgh. Reverse, underlying mint brilliance, a comprehensive example. Near extremely fine.