• Reverse 1699
    Reverse 1699 "Flaming Hair" Shilling
  • Obverse 1699
    Obverse 1699 "Flaming Hair" Shilling
  • Reverse 1699
  • Obverse 1699
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1699 Silver William III Shilling "Flaming Hair" VF

A 1699 laureate head William III  'Flaming hair' Shilling (fourth bust right). This coin is in VF or very fine condition. 

The Flaming hair bust was only produced in years 1698 and 1699 and is generally scarcer than the other busts. Difficult to find in grades higher than fine. 

Haymarking visible and also marks that look like adjustments marks from when the blanks have been adjusted. 


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1699 William III 'flaming hair' Shilling. Laureate head, fourth bust. Latin legend reads GVLIELMVS  III  DEI GRA. This translates to 'William III by the grace of God.'


Crowned arms of England (three lions), Scotland (single lion), France (fleur-de-lis) and Ireland (harp), Latin legend reads MAG BR FRA ET HIB REX. This translates to 'King of Great Britain France and Ireland.' The Lion of Nassau at the centre. Date divided by the crown. 



Silver Weight Troy Ounces0.177
Fineness / Carat0.925 Sterling
Spink Reference3,515
Issuing Monarch William III (1689-1702)
CountryUnited Kingdom
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Date Obverse Reverse Price
30 March 2021 VF VF £795.00
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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 precious metal 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.

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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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