Sovereign Rarities Ltd
Auction 12  21 Feb 2024
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Lot 79

Starting price: 400 GBP
Price realized: 480 GBP
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George V (1910-36), silver proof Crown, 1935, Silver Jubilee issue, bare head left with BM on truncation for engraver Bertram Mackennal, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS V. DG. BRITT: OMN: REX. FD. IND: IMP:, rev. stylised 'Rocking Horse' St. George and the Dragon left, initials PM raised in lower right for engraver Percy Metcalfe, denomination and date above, edge inscribed in raised letters and dated, DECUS ET TUTAMEN. ANNO REGNI XXV. (Bull 3655; ESC 378; L&S 46; S.4050). Some light hairlines in fields with a small spluttering of deposits on obverse, otherwise a pleasing example, graded by NGC as PF62 Cameo.

NGC Certification 6671318-001

Calendar year mintage 2,500.

The Latin legend translates as "George the Fifth by the Grace of God, King of the Britons, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India", and on the edge as "An ornament and a safeguard in the 25th year of Reign."
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