Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 12  21 Feb 2024
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Lot 78

Starting price: 180 GBP
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g George V (1910-36), gold Half Sovereign, 1914, bare head left, BM on truncation for engraver Bertram Mackennal, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS V DEI GRA: BRITT: OMN: REX F. D. IND: IMP:, rev. St. George and the Dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, edge milled, 3.97g (Marsh 529; S.4006). A pleasing example with satin-like surfaces, good very fine.

Calendar year mintage 7,251,000.

The Latin legend translates as "George the Fifth by the Grace of God, King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India."
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