William III,  1689-1702, Gold 5 Guineas, 1701
Lot 1036
William III, 1689-1702, Gold 5 Guineas, 1701
Sold for US$ 29,250 inc. premium
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Coins & Medals New York
13 Dec 2012 10:00 EST

Auction 20086
William III,  1689-1702, Gold 5 Guineas, 1701 William III,  1689-1702, Gold 5 Guineas, 1701
Lot Details
William III, 1689-1702, Gold 5 Guineas, 1701
KM-508, S-3456, 41.68 grams, 38mm. "Fine work" type, second laureate bust right with flowing hair, GVLIELMVS.III.DEI.GRA., toothed border nearly complete on obverse, complete on reverse, reverse: crowned cruciform shields, eight strings to Irish harp, scepters in angles, Lion of Nassau at center with seven lozenges, date 1701 at top, .MAG BR.FRA ET.HIB REX., DECIMO TERTIO on edge. Pleasant, subtle green-gold color overall with only the lightest rubbing on the highpoints. A few tiny contact marks are noted in the obverse fields; a thin, diagonal scratch after the S of GVLIELMVS is mentioned for future identification. About Uncirculated
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