Starting Price: 5000 USD
Price realized: 5500 USD
Elizabeth II (1952 -), Gold proof Five-Pounds, 2017. Crowned head right, JC initials below for designer Jody Clark, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, ELIZABETH II. DEI. GRA. REG. FID. DEF., date at end of legend, rev. St George and dragon right, within garter inscribed with motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, BP initials on ground line below horse for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, weight 39.94g (S. SE15). Brilliant and as struck, in NGC holder graded PF70 ULTRA CAMEO. Estimated Value $6,500
NGC Certification 5880635-001. Official mintage: 750 as part of the proof set. The Latin legend translates as "Queen Elizabeth the second, by the grace of God, Defender of the Faith." Limited edition of these Five-Sovereign pieces struck to celebrate the 200th Anniversary of the modern Sovereign, it is also the only series featuring the garter reverse.