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Spencer Collection George IV Type Gold - 2nd

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About This Set: The Spencer Collection of George IV Type Gold won the Best British Set of the Year in 2006. The five pound proof of 1826 is quite scarce as only 150 were minted, making this date proof much scarcer than the famous 1839 Victoria Una and the Lion 5 pound proof. The Collection also includes a Pattern Mule Half Sovereign, dual dated 1829 / 1823. George IV Bare Head, Reeded Edge, WR-253. The obverse is dated 1829, paired with an 1823 dated reverse of the style used for WR-245: Crowned garnished shield and the legend "ANNO 1823" at sides. A most important and unusual coin, and of special allure because no regular-dies 1829 half sovereign was ever struck. A great rarity, R7: only 2 known, the other impounded in the Royal Mint Collection, thus unique in private hands. Ex Terner, Graded PCGS Proof 63 Cameo.

Spencer Collection George IV Type Gold

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
Five Pounds 388551 1826 P£5 PR63CA 3 1 73
Great Britain, 5 Pound Proof Gold Dated 1826, George IV, WR 213, R3, Mintage of 150 pieces; Undergraded, much rarer than Victoria's famed Una & the Lion 5 Pound Proof. Raised Edge Letters, Design By William Wyon after Chantry's Model, Reverse by Johann B. Merlin, Crossed from NGC PR63UCAM.
Two Pounds 207272 1826 £2 PR64 6 91
Great Britain, Proof 2 Pound, PCGS PR64, WR 228, R2, Fr-374, S.3799, KM-701. Low Mintage. Ex CNG (Triton VIII 1/11/2005, lot 1806) George IV Bare head left. Reverse: Crowned shield/ coat-of-arms and mantle, Tied for Finest Known in PCGS Holder. Cf. Goldberg 5/31/11 Auction, Lot 2802 where a lower grade coin (PR61) realized $12,075.
Sovereign 206915 1826 Sov PR64 8 3 3718
Great Britain, 1826 Gold Proof Sovereign, WR 237, Ex Spink, R2
Half-Sovereign 206596 1821 1/2 Sov PR64 4 3012
Great Britain, 1/2 Sov PROOF 1821, WR 244, R3, KM-681, Ex GBIE, Ex Spink. George IV Laureate Head. None Better. cf St. James Action No 15, September 30, 2010, Lot 536 (NGC) realized 6,000 GPB