Great Britain 1711 shilling

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Jean Elsen sale 121, lot 1288
GB 1711 shilling rev JElsen 121-1288.jpg
This specimen was lot 1288 in Jean Elsen sale 121 (Brussels, June 2014), where it sold for €130 (about US$208 including buyers' fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"GRANDE-BRETAGNE, Anne (1702-1714), AR shilling, 1711, 4e buste. Droit: B. drapé et diad. à gauche. Revers: Croix formée des écus couronnés d'Angleterre-Ecosse, France et Irlande. Très Beau. (Great Britain, Anne (1702-14), silver shilling of 1711, fourth bust. Obverse: draped and diademed bust to left; reverse: cross formed of the crowned arms of England, Scotland, France and Ireland. Very fine.)"
Queen Anne shillings were struck 1702-11 in numerous varieties (KM 509, KM 517, KM 523, KM 533). This subtype of 1710-11 is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.

Specification: 6.02 g, .925 fine silver, this specimen 5,97 g.

Catalog reference: KM 533.2, S-3618.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Lobel, Richard, Mark Davidson, Allan Hailstone and Eleni Calligas, Coincraft's Standard Catalogue of English and UK Coins, 1066 to Date, London: Coincraft, 1995
  • Rayner, P. Alan, and Maurice Bull, English Silver Coinage from 1649, 6th Ed., London: Spink & Son, 2015.
  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • [1]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 121, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2014.

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