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Coin - Shilling, William III, Great Britain, 1697 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 626

Summary:
Silver coin; Denomination: Shilling
Royal Mint, London
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: 5.996 g (Weight)

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Tagged with: great recoinage
Themes this item is part of: Eugene von Guerard Collection, Royal Mint, London, Royal Mint, Tower Hill, 1809-1975, Early History of London Mints, to 1300, The Royal Mint, Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Great Britain
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: England
DateEra: 1697 AD
Denomination: 1 Shilling
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; around, MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX ET 1697, 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: Royal Mint, London
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Seaby 3497 Pages
  2. [Catalogue] Pullin, Ruth. 2011. Nature Revealed: Eugene von Guerard.

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