William & Mary, Tin Farthing, 1691

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William & Mary (1688-94), Tin Farthing, 1691, large date, copper plug at centre, second conjoined laureate and draped busts right, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray…
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Description

William & Mary (1688-94), Tin Farthing, 1691, large date, copper plug at centre, second conjoined laureate and draped busts right, rev Britannia seated on globe with spear, shield and spray of leaves, date below in exergue, edge inscribed and dated in raised letters, NVMMORVM+FAMVLVS.1691++ (Peck 581 ER, this coin; S.3451).

Toned, some corrosion spots both sides, otherwise a bold very fine, reverse better, with some lustre in parts and extremely rare.

ex H Deane collection, 1947, via B A Seaby Ltd. Dr E A Johnstone collection, 1973, purchased by A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, coin sold to Colin Cooke, 28August 1973. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 640. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2649.

Specification

Period1688 - 1694 AD
Date1691
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Farthings

Coin Ruler

William and Mary

Country

England

Coin House

House of Stuart

Metal

Tin

ReferencesS.3451

Provenance

ex H Deane collection, 1947, via B A Seaby Ltd. Dr E A Johnstone collection, 1973, purchased by A H Baldwin & Sons Ltd, coin sold to Colin Cooke, 28August 1973. Colin Cooke collection, Colin Cooke Ltd Manchester, 12th May 2006, lot 640. An Old Collection of British Farthings, Baldwin Auction 77, 27th September 2012, lot 2649.

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