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Coin - Halfpenny, William III, England, Great Britain, 1700 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 645

Summary:
Copper coin; Denomination: Halfpenny
Royal Mint, London
William III (1694-1702)
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 29 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 9.249 g (Weight)

More information

Themes this item is part of: George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Royal Mint, London, McArthur Bequest, 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: 1700 AD
Denomination: Halfpenny
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of William III wearing armour facing right, around, GVLIELMVS TERTIVS
Reverse Description: Britannia seated left holding an olive branch, right hand resting on knee, and spear her left arm; resting at right, a shield; around, BRITANNIA; in exergue,1700.
Edge Description: Plain
Shape: Round
Material: Copper
Issued By: King William III, England, Great Britain
Mint: Royal Mint, London
Previous Collection: George McArthur
Bibliography:
  1. [Thesis] Lugton, Mary E. 1989. George McArthur of Maldon: his Life and his Book Collection.
  2. [Catalogue] Morrison, Ian. 2003. The Baker of Maldon.
  3. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3556 Pages

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