Silver Gaming Counters minted during the reign of
Queen Anne
[ 6 February 1665 – 1 August 1714 ]
Housed in Silver Boxes

Anne was Queen of England, Scotland and Ireland
from 8 March 1702 until 1 May 1707. On 1 May 1707,

Under the Acts of Union, the kingdoms of England and Scotland
United as a single sovereign state known as

Great Britain.

Anne continued to reign as Queen of Great Britain and Ireland
until her death in 1714.

Gaming Counter Silver Box with 32 Silver Counter c1707-1711

Counter A

Box is a silver cylinder with a silver one shilling piece base with a slip on lid again with a Queen Anne one shilling piece both post unification of 1707
In very good condition
box Height: 58mm
Box Diameter: 28mm

Counter A - 18 items
Obv: Bust crowned and draped Hair with extension:: ANN, D:G: MAG: BRI: FR: ET. HIB: REG: Rev: British Shield with Garter, crowned upon a pedestal inscribed with double cypher of AR supported by a lion and unicorn MAII I MDCCVII [ 1707 ] Diameter 25mm By J Croker* in Silver.

Elmer 424

The Union Jack was introduced as a symbol of the Act of Union; being the conjoined crosses of St George of England and St Andrew of Scotland.

Mitchiner 4989

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Counter B

Counter B - 14 items 25mm Diameter
Obv: Bare headed bust of Queen Anne, to the left, hair tied. ANNA D G MAG BRI FR ET HIB REG Rev: New shield of Great Britain, with two winged cupids holding collar of St. George below and crown above. 1,4 dimidiated [ In heraldry, dimidiation is a method of marshalling (heraldically combining) two coats of arms. ] 1 England [ 3 lions passant ] 2 Scotland [ lion in frame ] 2 France [ 3 fleurs de lis ] 3 Ireland [ harp ] Silver - from a design by or actually by, John Croker* and Samuel Bull [ Mitchiner 4986 ]

Mitchiner 4986

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£2,500.00

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*John Croker (21 October 1670 – 21 March 1741),
For most of his adult life Croker worked in England, serving provincial mints as well as that at the Tower of London. For some seven years he engraved the die stamps for the coins of King William III and Queen Anne before becoming Chief Engraver to the Royal Mint, a position he held from 1705 until his death. He worked closely with the head of the Mint, the famous scientist Isaac Newton.

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