Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, York Branch
William III (1694-1702)
This mint was set up as part of the great recoinage which began in 1696.
Laureate bust of the King facing right; around, GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA; mint mark y below bust
Crowned shields (large crowns) of England, Scotland, France and Ireland (early harp type) forming a cross shape around the arms of Nassau at the centre; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1696, the date being divided by the crown over the shield of England.
Diagonal milling ///
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
21 mm (Outside Diameter), 2.767 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Seaby 3525 Pages