William and Mary, 1689-1694, Gold 2 Guineas, 1694/3
Lot 1035
William and Mary, 1689-1694, Gold 2 Guineas, 1694/3
Sold for US$ 16,380 inc. premium
Auction Details
Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
William and Mary, 1689-1694, Gold 2 Guineas, 1694/3 William and Mary, 1689-1694, Gold 2 Guineas, 1694/3
Lot Details
William and Mary, 1689-1694, Gold 2 Guineas, 1694/3
KM-482.2, S-3425, 16.67 grams, 31mm. Conjoined laureate busts right, elephant and castle below bust, GVLIELMVS.ET.MARIA.DEI.GRATIA, toothed border both sides, reverse: crowned, quartered arms with escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau with nine lozenges, seven strings to Irish harp, date 1694/3 at top with clearly remaining underdigit, MAG.BR.FR.ET.HIB.REX.ET.REGINA. Lustrous with lovely light reddish-golden toning, particularly at the borders. The fields impart a smooth, semi-reflective finish. A minor planchet buckle is noted near the center of the reverse. Extremely rare and one of the finest known examples. About Uncirculated to Brilliant Uncirculated
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