1 Crown - William III 3rd bust; 3rd harp

Features

Issuer England (United Kingdom, British Overseas Territories and Crown Dependencies)
King William III (1694-1702)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1700
Value 1 Crown
Currency Pound sterling (1158-1970)
Composition Silver (.925)
Weight 30.1 g
Diameter 38.6 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
12971
References Sp# 3474,
Emma Howard (editor); 2021. Standard Catalogue of British Coins : Coins of England & the United Kingdom Pre-Decimal Issues (56th edition). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
And 2 more volumes.
KM# 494.3
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Third laureate and draped bust of King William III right, legend around.

Note: straight breastplate or drapery (see below)

Script: Latin

Lettering: GVLIELMVS · III · DEI · GRA ·

Translation: William the Third by the Grace of God

Engraver: James Roettier

Reverse

Crowned cruciform shields around central Nassau lion, divided date above, legend around.

Note: third harp in left shield

Script: Latin

Lettering: MAG BR·FRA ET·HIB REX·17 00·

Translation: King of Great Britain France and Ireland

Engraver: John Roettier Read more on Wikipedia

John Roettiers was a celebrated English engraver and medallist. Roettiers was the oldest son of Philip Roettiers, a goldsmith of Antwerp.

Edge

Regnal year in Latin

Lettering: DVODECIMO

Translation: Twelfth

Comments

This third bust variety is of the same general style as the 1st and 2nd harp types but the dies have been recut and the hair varied a little. The hair tie is slightly longer and thinner than the normal 3rd bust.

The standard weight of this coin was 30/31 troy ounce or 464.5 grains.

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1700  25% DECIMO. TERTIO
1700  75% DVODECIMO

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Past sales

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Heritage Auctions
2024 January 16 - 18 NYINC World Coins Signature Auction 3114
Lot 33606
Internet Archive
Jan 16, 2024 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS MS64)
USD 5040.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32701
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62+)
USD 2640.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)
Heritage Auctions
2021 January 21 - 22 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Platinum & Signature Auction - Dallas 3089
Lot 32702
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2021 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 2160.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)
Heritage Auctions
2020 November 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coins Platinum and Signature Online Auction - Dallas 3088
Lot 34726
Internet Archive
Nov 5, 2020 Undetermined UNC
(NGC MS63)
USD 3120.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)Picture 1 of a sold 1 Crown - William III (3rd bust; 3rd harp)
Heritage Auctions
2020 November 5 - 6 World & Ancient Coins Platinum and Signature Online Auction - Dallas 3088
Lot 34727
Internet Archive
Nov 5, 2020 Undetermined UNC
(PCGS UNC Details (Cleaned))
USD 1260.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232312
Lot 64385
Internet Archive
Mar 16, 2023 Undetermined VF
(NGC VF20)
USD 264.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
Heritage Auctions
Wednesday & Thursday World & Ancient Coins Select Auction 232306
Lot 62418
Internet Archive
Feb 2, 2023 Undetermined VF
(NGC VF20)
USD 240.00
(incl. buyer's premium)
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