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1701 William III 5-Guineas

Viceroy Coins offer this amazing coin to new clients at a special introductory price of £105,000. High demand will certainly push this beautiful coin well over £125,000 in the coming months.
Reference VCP-81109978
Empire British
Year 1701
Material Gold
Grade MS-63
Contrast Normal
Denomination 5 Guineas

This 1701 5-Guineas Mint State 63 solid gold coin was purchased recently on March 15th, 2017 at auction1 for £114,000, last time a similar rarity came up for sale was in September 2014 at auction2 and sold for £48,000.

We offer the EXACT same coin for the special introductory sale price of £105,000 to a new client, high demand will certainly push this beautiful coin well over £125,000 in the coming months.

We have four of these highly sought after coins but only ONE graded Mint State 63 (One of only six graded at this level, worldwide). 

The coins of William III´s reign weighed 41.6g to 41.8g, William's bust faces right with the legend ; GVLIELMVS III DEI GRATIA, while the reverse design of William and Mary's reign was judged to be unsuccessful, certainly not an opinion shared by the Numismatic fraternity today, so the design reverted to that of Charles II and James II but with a small shield with the lion of Nassau in the centre. legend around ; MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX and the date split either side of the crown at the top of the coin.

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1) See the March 15th 2017 Auction (Please note that the sale price of £95,000 plus 15% buyers fee is £114,000.

2) See the September 2014 Auction (Please note that the sale price of $52,500 plus 15% buyers fee is $48,000.

Following the death of Queen Mary from smallpox in 1694, William continued to reign as William III, with his regnal years continuing to date from 1688. Five guinea coins were only produced in the last three years of his sole reign, the design probably being the work of John Croker under the direction of one Isaac Newton, since James Roettier been dismissed in 1697 and his brother Norbert had left somewhat under a cloud for Paris in 1695.

This coin is one of only six graded at this level worldwide

This 1701 5-Guineas Mint State 63 solid gold coin was purchased recently on March 15th at auction for £114,000, last time a similar rarity came up for sale was in September 2014 and sold for £48,000.

We offer the EXACT same coin for the special introductory sale price of £105,000 to a new client, high demand will certainly push this beautiful coin well over £125,000 in the coming months.

Viceroy Coins has four of these highly sought after coins but only ONE graded Mint State 63 (One of only six graded at this level, worldwide). Contact us now to take advantage of the huge surge in demand for Great British Major Coin Rarities.