George III (1760-1820), Pattern silver Halfcrown, 1817, small laureate head right, top right leaf points to upright of E, date below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS III DEI GRATIA, rev. struck en medaille, crowned escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover at centre of crowned quartered shield of arms with garnished frame, WWP incuse on left garnish for Mint Master William Wellesley Pole, W incuse on right garnish for engraver Thomas Wyon Jnr., buckled garter motto surrounding in French, HONI. SOIT. Q MAL. Y. PENSE. Latin legend and toothed border surrounding commences bottom left, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF: edge milled, weight 14.12g (Bull 2108 R4; ESC 627 R4; Davies 65). Attractively toned, a few tiny spots, practically as struck, extremely rare, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as PF63.