1696 CROWN ( FAIR ) - CROWN - Cambridgeshire Coins
1696 CROWN ( FAIR ) - CROWN - Cambridgeshire Coins

1696 CROWN ( FAIR )

Regular price $128.00

This 1696 Crown, minted during the reign of William III, offers a glimpse into English numismatic history from the late 17th century. The obverse features a right-facing bust of William III, wearing armor and a laurel wreath, reflecting the monarch’s regal stature. The reverse displays a crowned shield with the arms of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland arranged in a cruciform pattern, symbolizing the unity of these kingdoms under William III’s reign.


In Fair condition, this coin exhibits significant wear from circulation and age. Details on both the portrait and shield are heavily worn, with some elements and inscriptions possibly being faint or partially obscured. Despite its condition, this coin retains historical significance as a tangible artifact from the era of William III, providing collectors with a piece of British numismatic heritage.


Coin Summary:


Material: Silver

Monarch: William III

Denomination: Crown

Date: 1696

Condition: Fair (FAIR)

Edge Type: Milled

Diameter: Approximately 38mm