WILLIAM III 1698 GOLD GUINEA
William III Gold Guinea, 1698
Obverse: Second laureate head facing right, with Latin legend and toothed border surrounding on both sides: GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA.
Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields, large lis in French arms, human-headed harp in Irish arms, emblematic sceptres in angles, Lion of Nassau at centre, date 1698 either side of top crown, legend: .MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX.
26 mm in diameter, 8.3 grams
A pleasing very fine/ good very fine, with an attractive light tone and lustre.