Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 12  21 Feb 2024
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Lot 42

Starting price: 1600 GBP
Price realized: 1650 GBP
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g George IV (1820-30), silver Crown, 1821, laureate head left, B.P. below truncation for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIUS IIII D: G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D:, rev. St. George and the Dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue, WWP under broken lance for Master of the Mint William Wellesley Pole, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated, DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI SECUNDO. (Bull 2310; ESC 246; Davies 131; S.3805). A superb example with satin-like fields subduing iridescent mint lustre, graded by NGC as MS62.

NGC Certification 6769128-001

Calendar year mintage 437,976.

The Latin legend translates as "George the Fourth by the Grace of God, King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith." The edge inscription translates as "An ornament and safeguard in the second year of reign."
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