This coin is an example of an Irish Halfpenny of William III of 1696 (the only year of issue). The legends are clear with no blundering and read: (obverse).
Willian III Halfpennies 1696. There are two types of William III halfpence - both dated 1696. The first type has a well executed bust and an obverse legend which.
1696. December 22 — the end of the Year. 1696. Dec. 22. 1. Letter of the Lords Justices of Ireland to Mr. Secretary Trumbull, sending the report and other. Layd Church, Cushendall, Northern Ireland