Sorry, 1701 William III 5-Guineas is SOLD
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 auction2and 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. SOLD
NOTE Unfortunately all are sold
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.
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.