Silver coin; Denomination: Sixpence
Royal Mint, London
William III (1694-1702)

The plumes in the angles between the shields on the reverse of this coin indicate that the silver was from Welsh mines.

Obverse Description

Laureate bust of the King facing right; around, GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA

Reverse Description

Crowned shields of England, Scotland, France and Ireland forming a cross shape around the arms of Nassau at the centre; between the shields, Welsh plumes; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX 1698, the date being divided by the crown over the shield of England

Edge Description

Diagonal milling ///

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