William III Gold Guinea, 1695
Obverse: First laureate head facing right, with Latin legend and toothed border (both sides) surrounding: GVLIELMVS. III. DEI. GRA.
Reverse: Crowned cruciform shields, small lis within French arms, emblematic sceptres in angles, the Lion of Nassau at centre, date (1695) either side of the top crown, with Latin legend surrounding:. MAG. BR. FRA. ET. HIB. REX.
8.4 grams, 25 mm in diameter.
A pleasing looking coin with good surfaces and a golden yellow tone, much better than usually encountered for this rather softly struck issue, a bold good very fine or better.
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