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SKU: 13910 Category:

William III Crown 1696, OCTAVO. Sold.


In 1696 a great re-coinage was undertaken to replace the silver hammered coinage.

SKU: 13910 Category:

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King William III Reign, 1694-1702.

One Crown or 5 Shillings 1696.

Obverse: First laureate and draped bust of King William III right, curved breastplate or drapery with hair curl below truncation.

Engraver: James Roettier.

Legend: GVLIELMVS · III · DEI · GRA ·(William the Third by the Grace of God).

Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields around central Nassau lion, divided date above, early harp.

Legend: MAG BR·FRA· ET·HIB· REX·16 96· (King of Great Britain France and Ireland).

Edge inscription: Regal year OCTAVO, (Eighth).

Catalogue: Spink# 3470, KM# 486, N# 12967.

Silver: 0.925, weight 30.1g, diameter 38.6mm.

Grade: Obverse aVF, reverse Fine.


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