George IV 1826 Proof Halfcrown PF61

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George IV 1826 Proof Halfcrown PF61

George IV (1820-30), Proof silver Halfcrown, 1826, bare head left, date below, legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS IV DEI GRATIA, rev. crowned helm with garnish over quartered shield of arms, incorporating the Arms of Hanover as an escutcheon, garter motto on banner below, DIEU ET MON DROIT, legend surrounding, BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF: (Bull 2376; Davies 192; ESC 647; S.3808). Dark tone, a few tiny specks and spots otherwise practically as struck, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as PF61, becoming rare.

NGC certification 2722095-002

The Latin legends translates on obverse as "George IV by the Grace of God," and on the reverse as "King of the Britains, Defender of the Faith."

AM00528

£3,000
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