William III (1649-1702), Shilling, 1697, first draped bust

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William III (1649-1702), Shilling, 1697, first draped bust right, toothed border both sides, legend surrounds from bottom left GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. Rev, five strings to Irish harp, Lion of…
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Description

William III (1649-1702), Shilling, 1697, first draped bust right, toothed border both sides, legend surrounds from bottom left GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. Rev, five strings to Irish harp, Lion of Nassau at centre within cartouche surrounded by tiny lozenges crowned cruciform shields, reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX, date flanking top crown, edge obliquely milled (S.3497; Bull.1117; ESC 1091).

Deep and rich cabinet toning, inconsistently toned as part of obverse had been resting to a coin ticket. Free from surface markings or any major nicks, retaining much of its original mint bloom. Uncirculated, much as struck, rare so well preserved.

Ex. Dr Burstal, SCMB, August 1957, DB400 – with a ticket in his hand and B. A. Seaby original envelope

reverse of ticket marked ‘Fol. 39 – Spink – 6/6’

Specification

Period 1694 - 1702
Date 1697
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Shillings

Coin Ruler

William III

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower mint

References S.3497; Bull.1117; ESC 1091

Provenance

Ex. Dr Burstal, SCMB, August 1957, DB400 – with a ticket in his hand and B. A. Seaby original envelope

reverse of ticket marked 'Fol. 39 - Spink - 6/6'

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