Coin - Shilling, William III, Great Britain, 1696 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 622

Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, York Branch (set up in 1696 as part of the great recoinage)
William III (1694-1702); First Bust

A shilling is a 12 pence coin
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 27 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 6.054 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: great recoinage
Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1696 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of the King facing right; around, GVLIELMVS III DEI GRA; below the bust the mint mark Y
Reverse Description: Crowned shields of England, Scotland, France and Ireland forming a cross shape around the arms of Nassau at the centre; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX ET 1696, the date being divided by the crown over the shield of England.
Edge Description: Diagonal milling ///
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King William III, England, Great Britain
Mint: York (Mint)
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Seaby 3502/3 Pages

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