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Coins of England : William III (Farthing)

S Numbers refer to Spink's  Coins of England and the United Kingdom, 42nd ed., (2007)
P Numbers refer to Peck's  English Copper, Tin and Bronze Coins in the British Museum 1558-1958, 2nd ed., (1964)
M Numbers refer to Montagu's  Copper, Tin and Bronze Coinage and Patterns for Coins of England, 2nd ed., (1893)

O: Obverse | R: Reverse | E: Edge Click Images to View Coin Details
S3557 Currency Farthing (Copper): (1695-1700)
O  Bust of William III laureate and cuirassed right, wreath made of four pairs of two leaves and having a tie-riband showing two short loose ends which extend behind the head, legend broken by head between GVILELMVS and TERTIVS, toothed border
GVLIELMVS · TERTIVS ·
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated on globe facing left, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upper arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date below. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Approximate value in the condition shown (VF) $100.00
P0659__0 Farthing, Currency Farthing in Copper of William III
S3557-P Proof Farthing (Silver): (1695-1700)
O  Bust of William III laureate and cuirassed right, wreath made of four pairs of two leaves and having a tie-riband showing two short loose ends which extend behind the head, legend broken by head between GVILELMVS and TERTIVS, toothed border
GVLIELMVS · TERTIVS ·
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated on globe facing left, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upper arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date below. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Image not available
S3558 Currency Farthing (Copper): (1698-1699)
O  Bust of William III laureate and cuirassed right, wreath made of four pairs of two leaves and having a tie-riband showing two short loose ends which extend behind the head, legend broken by head between GVILELMVS and TERTIVS, toothed border
GVLIELMVS · TERTIVS ·
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated on globe facing left, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upper arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date at end of legend. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Approximate value in the condition shown (VF) $55.00
P0681__0 Farthing, Currency Farthing in Copper of William III
S3558-P Proof Farthing (Silver): (1698-1699)
O  Bust of William III laureate and cuirassed right, wreath made of four pairs of two leaves and having a tie-riband showing two short loose ends which extend behind the head, legend broken by head between GVILELMVS and TERTIVS, toothed border
GVLIELMVS · TERTIVS ·
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated on globe facing left, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upper arm. Her right hand is raised almost vertically and holding a spray of leaves. At her left side is an ornamented oval shield having on it the crosses of St George (upright) and St Andrew (diagonal). Her left hand rests on the shield and clasps a long spear that rests in the crook of her arm and which extends down to the double exergue line, date at end of legend. Toothed border.
BRITAN NIA · date
E  Plain
Image not available

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