Willliam III, Silver Crown Fine Condition, (1694-1702)
These Silver Crowns were issued in the reign of King William III 1694-1702. At that time Five Shillings or a Crown was the equivalent of five weeks' wages for a skilled craftsman. This is the largest Silver coin to be issued for King William III. You have the laureate bust on one side and four sets of crowned Arms on the other. The coats of Arms are England, Scotland, Ireland, France, and the lion of the House of Orange. These early Silver crowns are getting extremely difficult to find and now over 300 years old. The largest silver coin of its time. Now over 300 years old.