SKU: 7325

£575.00

Some underlying lustre beneath a light grey tone, a satisfying example.

Sold - Feb 21

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William III (1694-1702), silver Shilling, 1697C, Chester mint, first bust, C below, 6 strings to harp, 8 billets, the stops after MAG, FRA and HIB bearly visible under strong magnification, m.m. C on obverse only, edge milled diagonally. Obv. Laureate and draped bust facing right. Rev. Crowned cruciform shields, angles plain, date split by English crown. 6.11g, die axis 6h (S.3499; Bull 1168). Some adjustment marks at top of head and corresponding part of reverse, else with some underlying lustre beneath a light grey tone, a satisfying example. Almost extremely fine and scarce.

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Mint

Mint mark (obverse)

Type

6 strings to harp, 8 billets, C below, First bust, FRA and HIB are very faint, the stops after MAG

Weight

References

S.3499; Bull 1168

Rarity

Scarce