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.
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 1696, the date being divided by the crown above the English arms.
In raised lettering: DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI OCTAVO
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Mr Alfred Chitty, 15 Mar 1976
Type of item
39 mm (Outside Diameter), 29.621 g (Weight)
[Book] Skingley, Philip. 2007. Coins of England and the United Kingdom., Spink 3470 Pages