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Spencer Collection George III Proof Half-Guinea Set - 2nd2005 2006 2007
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Spencer Collection George III Proof Half-Guinea Set
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Great Britain, Pattern Proof Gold 1/2 Guinea, WR 125, R4, Ex Selig Collection and more recently, Ex Terner. Dated 1762. By Yeo. George III, young laureate head. WR-125. DM-82. The style of the coin later made as S-3731 with exquisite, long curls beneath the king's bust. Plain edge. Extremely rare R4, A most lovely brilliant Proof. A major rarity in this series. PCGS PR-63 CAM. Finest Known. Ex Selig Collection, & Ex Terner (5-2003, lot 197.)
Great Britain 1/2 Guinea Proof / Pattern, WR 128, R5, Almost certainly Ex Douglas-Morris; Plain Edge, Gorgeous Rose Gold Color. “Pattern” PROOF Half Guinea, 1764. By Yeo. George III, laureate head. WR-128. DM-85 (possibly this coin). Plain edge. Extremely rare R5, and really lovely. Among the finest known, and one of only a few pieces known in all grades. PCGS PR-62. Provenance: Possible Ex Nobleman and Ex Captain Hewitt.
Great Britain, Pattern Proof Gold 1/2 Guinea, WR 129, R3, Ex Terner, Finest Known, Plain Edge, Third Laureate Head, dated 1775. George III, 3rd Head. Type of S-3733. DM-87. This is a very rare (R3) Proof of Record showing the late bust of the king (portrait by Yeo) with long curls draped beneath the bust and a sort of melon-shaped head. Over the years, Terner acquired two of these proofs, one in PR63 and one in PR64, This is the best of the two and Finest Known. PCGS PR-64. Provenance: Ex Terner II (5/2004, lot 1207)