Halfpenny, William IIIdetails

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Halfpenny, William III

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This wood-engraving shows the two sides of a halfpenny from 1699, in the reign of King William III of England. The coin has the King’s portrait on the front and Britannia seated in her chariot on the obverse. Britannia appears to have generous breasts, bare feet, a frond or feather ,a spear, and a shield with the flags of England and Scotland superimposed.

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