George VI 1937 Proof Sovereign PF64 C

George VI 1937 Proof Sovereign PF64 C

George VI (1936-52), gold Proof Sovereign, 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 (Bentley 365; WR 439; S.4076). Small spot on throat of portrait otherwise as struck, has been graded and slabbed by NGC as PF64 Cameo.

NGC certification 2722095-005

These plain edge Proof gold Sovereigns 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 other gold Sovereigns.