William III, King of England, 1650-1702
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Folder: 1689 Coin
Identifier: SC 01641
Scope and Contents Silver three pence coin from Great Britain depicting the bust of William III and Queen Mary. A hole was drilled into the coin, possibly done after Mary's death to evil spirits could exit the coin and render it safe for use. The Jeton has 20 stamped on it with an image of Queen Victoria on the verso. It, like the 3 pence coin, has a similar hole drilled into it at the crown of the Queen's head.
Collection — Folder: W & M Shilling
Identifier: SC 01345
Content Description One shilling coin minted in 1692. The obverse of the coin depicts the conjoined busts of King William and Queen Mary. The reverse depicts the arms of Great Britain, Ireland and France, with the rampant lion of the House of Orange in the middle. Wording reads, "King and Queen of Great Britain, France, and Ireland" The date 1692 is printed in the spaces between the arms, near the center of the reverse side of the coin.