1697 King William III silver Sixpence First Bust UK coin

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Collections: 1696 King William III Crown OCTAVO Coin, Newest Products, Silver Coins, UK Coins

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1697 King William III silver Sixpence First Bust UK coin

Obverse

First laureate and draped bust of King William III right, legend around.

Lettering: GVLIELMVS· III·DEI·GRA·

Translation: William the Third by the Grace of God

Engraver: James Roettier

Reverse

Crowned cruciform shields around central lion rampant, divided date above, legend around.

Note: harp and crown varieties exist (see below)

Lettering: MAG·BR·FRA·ET·HIB REX·16 96·

Translation: King of Great Britain France and Ireland