This is a Georgian 1754-1766 Brooch Pin Queen Maria Theresia of Austria Cut Silver Coin. Lettering around the portrait coin is M.THERESIAD.G.R. / IMP. GE. HU. BO. REG. which translates to “Maria Theresia, by the grace of god Roman Empress, Queen of Germany, Hungary and Bohemia. (She was also the mother of Marie Antoinette). The cut coin tests positive for sterling but the metal content is unknown. The pin has a tube hinge and roll over clasp. The perimeter is a link chain while the design also includes a wreath of palm and laurel around the portrait. The pin measures 1 1/4 inch diameter.
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