William III (1694-1702), Halfcrown, 1700, first laureate and draped bust right, legend commences from bottom left GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. Rev, crowned cruciform shields (modified shields – Bull fig. 5, large harp with 5 strings), plain angles, Lion of Nassau at centre, date either side of top crown, legend reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX, edge inscription in +DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI DVODECIMO (S.3494; Bull 1043 reverse 5i; ESC. 561).
A brightly toned example with some haymarking, depth and crispness to the hair with clear legends and fields both sides. Good extremely fine, reverse prooflike with underlying mint bloom, each modified large shield in high definition.