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    Choice 1826 Proof 5 Pounds

    George IV gold Proof 5 Pounds 1826 PR63 Cameo NGC, KM702, S-3797, W&R-213 (R3). Septimo raised lettered edge. The most popular coin of George IV's reign, the largest denomination inclusion from his mid-reign 1826 Proof set produced at the height of British numismatic skill in both technology and engraving. So enamored was the vain King with this portrait, executed by William Wyon, that it remained unchanged on his coinage until his death in 1830. The fields of this fabulous choice offering are hairlined, slightly dimming their mirrors and hence reducing contrast to George's deeply frosted and immaculate portrait, but its eye appeal is still immensely strong, sand-gold colored centers with honey-gold toned peripheries. Amongst the most coveted coins of the entire British numismatic series.

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    Note for clients in the European Union: This lot is considered by the European Union to be “investment gold”. We believe that it meets the criteria established in Article 344(1), point (2) of Council Directive 2006/112/EC and thus should be exempt from import VAT regardless of the selling price. Any questions or concerns about VAT should be addressed to your accountant or local tax authority.

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    Auction Dates
    January, 2020
    12th-13th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
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