|Area/Ruler:||Low Countries -Hainaut: William III Count of Hainaut, the Mad|
|Denomination:||AR Grande Plaque or Double Gros|
|Obverse:||Intertwining cross design. Monogram in each quadrant "hA" (Hainaut), "hO" (Holland), "ZE" (Zealand), "FR" (Freisland). "GVILLEMVS: COMES :hANORIE"|
|Reverse:||Long Cross dividing legend, with lions and eagles in alternate angles. "MORETA ; VALENCENERIS"|
William III Count of Hainaut 1359-89
William was the son of Margaret, Countess of Holland (1345-1349) and Louis IV Wittelsbach of Bavaria (1314-1347). He was thus William V of Holland (House of Beiers) as well as William III of Hainaut. He abdicated in 1389 due to madness.
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