William III Crown 1696, OCTAVO
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.