Starting Price: 48 000 USD
Anne (1702-14), gold Five Guineas, 1709. Post-Union type, first draped bust left, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, ANNA. DEI. GRATIA. rev. crowned emblematic Post-Union cruciform narrow shields, garter star at center, emblematic scepters in angles, date either side of top crown, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding.MAG BRI.FR ET.HIB REG. edge inscribed in raised letters of upright orientation to obverse, +.DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN ANNO. REGNI. OCTAVO. (Schneider 530; MCE 201; S 3567; Fr 317; KM 532). Has been lightly burnished on the bust, with some light parallel hairline marks, other light ticks, otherwise with an eye appealing tone with some red color from the copper alloy in the gold, well struck and centered, extremely fine, in PCGS holder graded AU Detail (Repaired), very rare one year only type. Estimated Value $60,000
Ex: Purchased from A H Baldwin and Sons Ltd Spring 2007.
PCGS certification 34313309. The Latin legends translate as "Anne, by the grace of God," on obverse and on the reverse as "Queen of Great Britain, France and Ireland," additionally on the edge as "an ornament and a safeguard, in the eighth year of the reign."