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FM20115

William III 1697 third bust Sixpence, ex La Riviere Collection

Regular price £750
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William III (1694-1702),silver Sixpence, 1697, third laureate and draped bust right, legend and toothed border surrounding, GVLIELMVS. III.DEI.GRA.,rev.crowned cruciform shields, large crowns, Lion of Nassau at centre, date either side of top crown, .MAG BR.FRA ET.HIB REX., weight 3.01g (Bull 1233; ESC 1566; S.3538).Toned, good extremely fine with good provenance.

The Latin legends translate as on the obverse "William III by the Grace of God," and abbreviated on the reverse as "King of Great Britain, France and Ireland."

Provenance:

Ex Lucien M La Riviere Collection of Sixpences, Spink Coin Auction 1017, 30th March 2006, lot 1017.

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