George VI 1937 Proof Five Pounds PF63 CAMEO

George VI 1937 Proof Five Pounds PF63 CAMEO

George VI (1936-52), gold Proof Five Pounds, 1937, bare head left, initials HP below neck for Humphrey Paget, GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP: rev. St George and dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue, edge plain (L&S 1; WR 435; S.4074). A few light marks within the toning, otherwise as struck, has been slabbed and graded by NGC as PF63 Cameo, becoming rare in the UK market.

NGC certification 2703352-015.


These plain edge Proof gold Five Pounds were produced to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI on the 12th May 1937 as part of gold Proof sets, with a mintage of 5,501 pieces, they were technically patterns as they did not have a milled edge like earlier gold Five Pounds of other reigns.