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Five Guineas 1692 : English Coins

Date Sold Category Lot Description Sale Price

Auction 171
English Coins 1693 S.3422 Obverse conjoined busts of joint monarchs right. GVLIELMVS ET MARIA DEI GRATIA. Reverse, crowned garnished square topped arms, lion of Nassau in centre. Edge year QVINTO in raised letters on edge, in a PCGS holder and graded MS62, with Prooflike and brilliant fields, a piece with remarkable eye appeal, the bust and reverse design lightly frosted, retaining much mint lustre, must surely be one of the examples of this short series. At the time of writing, the PCGS Population report shows one example graded MS62+ and another at MS63 being the only finer examples. Across the entire series combining all Five Guinea dates and varieties, only 4 examples have been graded higher by PCGS. and in August 2020 an example dated 1692 and graded MS63 by PCGS realised $384,000 in Heritage, and is now being offered for private treaty sale at $499,000, and we can tell you that that the difference in grade between MS62 and 63 is negligible. William and Mary were spouses who reigned over the kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland. They began their joint reign in February 1689 after they were offered the throne by the . (Mary’s father) had fled the country and William and Mary occupied what was in effect a vacant throne. They were the first joint rulers in England for over 800 years, although Philip II and had appeared on English coinage together. Mary was to reign until her death from smallpox in December 1694 and William continued his rule alone, until his death in March 1702. The reign of William and Mary was brief and their coins are relatively scarce.
£135,000 London Coins : A171 : Lot 1363 : Five Guineas 1693 S.3422 Obverse conjoined busts of joint monarchs right.  GVLIELMVS ET MARIA DEI GR... London Coins : A171 : Lot 1363 : Five Guineas 1693 S.3422 Obverse conjoined busts of joint monarchs right.  GVLIELMVS ET MARIA DEI GR...

Auction 162
English Coins 1692 QVARTO S.3422 nEF/EF, desirable thus the obverse retaining some lustre £14,000 London Coins : A162 : Lot 1749 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO S.3422 nEF/EF, desirable thus the obverse retaining some lustre London Coins : A162 : Lot 1749 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO S.3422 nEF/EF, desirable thus the obverse retaining some lustre

Auction 159
English Coins 1692 QVINTO edge S.3422 in a PCGS holder graded AU53 £16,000 London Coins : A159 : Lot 761 : Five Guineas 1692 QVINTO edge S.3422 in a PCGS holder graded AU53 London Coins : A159 : Lot 761 : Five Guineas 1692 QVINTO edge S.3422 in a PCGS holder graded AU53

Auction 154
English Coins 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field and some smoothing around this, the portrait also with a small smooth area on the King's neck and jawline, viewing recommended £8,500 London Coins : A154 : Lot 1943 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field ... London Coins : A154 : Lot 1943 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field ...

Auction 153
English Coins 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field and some smoothing around this, the portrait also with a small smooth area on the King's neck and jawline, viewing recommended £10,000 London Coins : A153 : Lot 2769 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field ... London Coins : A153 : Lot 2769 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO edge S.3422GVF/VF for wear, the obverse with a die flaw in the right field ...

Auction 141
English Coins 1692 QVARTO conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 VF
£6,000 London Coins : A141 : Lot 1518 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO William and Mary conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 VF London Coins : A141 : Lot 1518 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO William and Mary conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 VF

Auction 127
English Coins 1692 QVARTO conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 approaching EF and scarce thus
£6,750 London Coins : A127 : Lot 1299 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO William and Mary conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 appro... London Coins : A127 : Lot 1299 : Five Guineas 1692 QVARTO William and Mary conjoined busts with Elephant and Castle below S3423 appro...

Auction 104
English Coins 1692 William & Mary (S3422) aEF and rare thus, a couple of light scratches noticeable under magnification hardly detract
£4,600

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