Silver coin; Denomination: Halfcrown
Royal Mint, London
William III (1694-1702)
Octavo. This coin has been gilded and holed
Laureate bust of the King facing right; around, GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA. This coin has been gilded and holed.
Crowned shields of England, Scotland, France and Ireland forming a cross shape around the arms of Nassau at the centre; around, MAG BR FR ET HIB REX ET 1696, the date being divided by the crown over the shield of England.
The raised legend, + DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI OCTAVO
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 11 Jan 1978
Type of item
34 mm (Outside Diameter), 14.546 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3475 Pages