William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

William and Mary 1690 GRETIA Half Crown

£1,850.00

William and Mary (1688-94), silver Halfcrown, 1690, GRETIA error, first conjoined busts right, legend surrounding, GVLIELMVS. ET. MARIA. DEI. GRETIA, second V of King’s name over an S, toothed border around rim both sides

Reverse, second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, no frosting, no pearls, date either side of crown, .MAG. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REX. ET. REGINA. edge inscribed in raised letters, .+. DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN. ANNO. REGNI. SECVNDO .*.,

weight 14.8g (Bull 848; ESC 514 R3; S.3435).

Toned, very fine with weakness on Irish Harp, very rare.

William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

William & Mary Half Crown 1690

William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

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William and Mary (1688-94), silver Halfcrown, 1690, GRETIA error, first conjoined busts right, legend surrounding, GVLIELMVS. ET. MARIA. DEI. GRETIA, second V of King’s name over an S, toothed border around rim both sides

Reverse, second crowned quartered shield of arms with an escutcheon of the Lion of Nassau, no frosting, no pearls, date either side of crown, .MAG. BR. FR. ET. HIB. REX. ET. REGINA. edge inscribed in raised letters, .+. DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN. ANNO. REGNI. SECVNDO .*.,

weight 14.8g (Bull 848, ESC 514 R3; S.3435).

Toned, very fine with weakness on Irish Harp, very rare.

William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

William & Mary Half Crown 1690 legend error GRETIA instead of GRATIA

Take a look at the video to appreciate what the coin will look like in the hand

Alternatively, take a look at https://www.acsearch.info whereby auction results can be viewed, please note that these results are normally shown before Buyers Premium and VAT

Please note that GMCoins is not responsible for the content on any associated website.

Additional information

Metal

Silver

Weight

14.8 grams

Denomination

Half Crown

Rarity Index

R3, Extremely Rare