1 Pistole - William II


Country Scotland
(United Kingdom)
King William II (1694-1702)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1701
Value 12 Pounds = 1 Pistole (12)
Currency Pound Scots (1136-1707)
Composition Gold (.916)
Weight 6.84 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
References Sp# 5676,
Coins of England & the United Kingdom
by Philip Skingley
KM# 146
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Left facing bust of William II. Symbol of the Darien Company below the bust.


Translation: William, by the Grace of God


Crowned royal Scottish coat of arms.

Lettering: MAG BRIT · FRA · ET · HIB · REX · 1701 ·

Translation: King of Great Britain, France and Ireland


Coins struck from gold that was imported by the Darien Company.

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