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Coin - Crown (5 Shillings), William III, Great Britain, 1700 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 25860

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. The name C. REED has been stamped on the King's bust.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from Melbourne Branch of Royal Mint, 1978
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 39 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 29.039 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: 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 - England
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: English
DateEra: 1700 AD
Denomination: Crown (5 Shillings)
Obverse Description: Laureate bust of William III right; around, GVLIELMVS . III . DEI . GRA.
Reverse Description: 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 1700, the date being divided by the crown above the English arms.
Edge Description: In raised lettering: DECVS ET TVTAMEN ANNO REGNI DECIMO TERTIO
Shape: Round
Material: Silver
Issued By: King William III, London, England, Great Britain, 1700
Mint: Royal Mint, London, London, England, Great Britain, 1700
  1. [Book], Philip Skingley - Spink & Sons Ltd., Coins of England and the United Kingdom, Spink & Son Ltd., London, 2007, Spink 3474 Pages

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