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: Currency, William III and Mary II (Copper): (1694)
O  Large cojoined busts of William cuirassed and Mary draped right, the bust of William in front of and partially obscuring that of Mary. William is laureated and has short hair, the wreath tie shows two loose ends. Mary's head is bare. The legend is broken by the heads between GVLIELMVS and ET. Toothed border.
R  Britannia in loosely fitting drapery, seated left on globe, right leg bare below the knee and forward across the left. Drapery hangs from her right shoulder and upright 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 normally double exergue line, 1694 in exergue. Toothed border.
Approximate value in the condition shown (Fair) $20.00
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