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£6.00

1689 William and Mary Silver Half Crown

This is a 1689 William and Mary half crown depicting the first reverse design.

The coin you receive may be different to the picture shown. 

Photographs shown may not be the actual coin and may differ in terms of grade, die numbers, design flaws and other minor details. Contact us if you require a photograph prior to purchase.

from £215.00

(Special Scheme Inc. VAT)
Totals are approximate until metal prices are confirmed on the next LBMA fix.

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William and Mary were first cousins and married in 1677, when William was 27 and Mary was just 15. Mary's father, King James II, had converted to Catholicism. When his wife gave birth to a son, it meant Mary was no longer next in line for the throne and Protestants feared a Catholic King. 

Protestant supporters encouraged William to invade England causing James II to exile to France. Mary and William were offered the role as joint monarchs by the English Parliament in 1689. They ruled side by side until Mary's death from smallpox in 1694.

Other variations of this crown are

  • FRA for FR
  • Caul only frosted, pearls
  • No frosting, pearls

The variation will be shown in the drop down box "style". 

Edge Inscription

The edge is inscribed in raised letters

DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI PRIMO

Obverse

Conjoined busts of King William III, and Queen Mary II facing right. First busts type. 
The obverse inscription reads: 

GULIELMUS ET MARIA DEI GRATIA

Reverse

Large crown surmounting a quartered shield. The quarters contain a harp for Ireland, a lion rampant, three fleurs de lys and three lions.

In the centre is superimposed a shield shaped inescutcheon, also bearing a lion rampart, being the arms of Orange.

The reverse legend reads:

MAG BR FR ET HIB REX ET REGINA

Spink reference 3434.

Specification

MetalSilver
Marsh Reference3434
Issuing Monarch William III (1688 - 1702) & Mary II (1688 - 1694)
CountryUnited Kingdom
Price List
ObverseReversePriceAvailability
FineaFine£215.00Out of Stock
Sold Prices
Date Obverse Reverse Price
23 November 2018 Fine aFine £215.00
26 November 2019 Fine aFine £215.00
Terms & Delivery

Terms of Sale - Key Points

You can find more information on payment and identification requirements.

Bullion coins are provided as is and on occasion may have some minor scratches or edge knocks. These are not regarded as faulty or damaged goods as their gold content and value as a bullion coin is not affected. Any coin sold for a value less than a 180% intrinsic is considered a bullion coin.

Gold investment products are VAT free. Silver investment products are inclusive of VAT at the current rate unless otherwise stated.

All investment products are based on the live precious metal price. Prices will be fixed once the item has been added to the basket and recalculates just before checking out. 

If your product is not a graded coin and is considered a bullion item it should be noted that these are bought and sold on low premiums over their precious metal content and not solely for aesthetic purposes, therefore some products may have edge knocks and/or marks. These edge knocks and marks do not alter the specifications of the coins.

Please note that all investment products are exempt from the Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and therefore customers do not have the right to cancel their order once the order has been accepted. If customers no longer wish to go ahead with their investment purchase, there is an option to sell the products back to Chard (1964) Ltd instead. View our current buy back prices.

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Delivery Information

We aim to dispatch orders within 48 hours of receiving cleared funds. Our standard delivery methods are as follows

Orders over £60 - Fully Insured Delivery.

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Next day fully insured and tracked. Delivery starts from £6. 
  • International - Royal Mail International Signed / Royal Mail International Tracked / Royal Mail International Tracked and Signed For. Items sent via this method will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £15.

Orders under £60

  • Within the UK and BFPO - Royal Mail 2nd Class. Your order will normally arrive within 2-3 working days. Delivery starts from £3.50.
  • International - Royal Mail International Standard. Your order will normally arrive between 3-7 working days. Delivery starts from £6.

If you wish to have your order sent by an alternative method (e.g., Saturday Guaranteed) please contact +441253343081 for more information. Please note, we will not dispatch high value orders over a bank holiday weekend.

For international delivery, please check with your local customs office for more information on custom duty and taxes.

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Postal Insurance

We offer fully insured delivery on all special delivery options. We do need to pass on the cost of this insurance as it soon adds up shipping high value gold and silver products. 

  • Orders < £1500 there is no additional fee
  • Orders > £1500 we charge a fee in order to cover the increasing costs of insurance. For every £1500 we apply a £1 fee. 

If you require any assistance please do not hesitate to call the showroom on +441253343081 and one of our team can discuss your purchase. 

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