Thu, 19th May 2022 10:30

Gold Coins & Sets: Two private Scottish collections

 
  Lot 38
 

VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY GOLD FIVE GUINEA DATED 1691

Sold for £6,000


Condition Report

No previous signs of mounting. 


No grade available. 


Has been handled - scratches, nicks and marks visible. Please see photos.

 

VERY RARE WILLIAM AND MARY GOLD FIVE GUINEA DATED 1691,
the 'Roman Style' bust featuring the dual monarchs, with William's head uppermost, the Latin legend reads 'GVLIELMVS ET MARIA DEI GRATIA', translating to 'William and Mary by the Grace of God', the reverse features the Royal Arms, the crowned quartered shield bearing the arms of France, Scotland, Ireland and England with central shield bearing the lion rampant of Nasser, the obverse legend reads 'MAG BR FR ET HIB REX ET REGINA 1691', translating to 'King and Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland', in box
Provenance: A Private Scottish Collection.

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