Silver coin: Denomination: Crown
Tower Mint, London
King William III (1694-1702)
The legend on the coin reads as a single title from front to back, it translates: William III by the Grace of God King of Great Britain, France and Ireland. The name C. REED has been stamped on the King's bust.
Laureate bust of William III right; around, GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA.
Crowned shields of England, Scotland, Ireland and France forming a cross shape, with the arms of the House Nassau at the centre; around, MAG. BR. FRA ET. HIB REX 1700, the date being divided by the crown above the English arms.
In raised lettering: DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI DECIMO TERTIO
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
39 mm (Outside Diameter), 29.039 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3474 Pages