William IV 1831 Proof Sixpence

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William IV 1831 Proof Sixpence

William IV (1830-37), Proof silver Sixpence, 1831, bare head right, legend GULIELMUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D: toothed border around rim both sides, rev. struck en medaille, SIX / PENCE in two lines at centre of crowned laurel and oak wreath, date below, edge plain (Bull 2501; Davies 360; ESC 1672; S.3836). Attractively toned, with a touch of cabinet friction to highest points, otherwise practically as struck, rare.

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

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