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Auction 83  28 May 2023
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Starting price: 6000 GBP
Price realized: 6250 GBP
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MS63 | UNITED KINGDOM. George III, 1760-1820.
Gold sovereign, 1820. London. Open 2.
Laureate head right; date in exergue, with open 2; GEORGIUS III D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:. / St George slaying the dragon right within Garter; HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE ·.
Ex-Salton Collection. A brilliant example of one of the most iconic sovereigns showcasing Pistrucci's famous depiction of the St. George and the Dragon. Lively lustre, very light marks in the fields, a hint of cameo retained in the portrait. Very rarely seen in this top condition.
In secure plastic holder, graded PCGS MS63 , certification number 44604968.

PCGS population in this grade: 8.
PCGS population in higher grade: 6.
Reference: Fr-371; KM-674; Marsh-4; S-3785C
Mintage: 2,101,994.
Diameter: 22.05 mm.
Weight: 7.9881 g. (AGW=0.2355 oz.)
Composition: 917.0/1000 Gold.

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