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Spencer Collection British William IV Gold Type Set #2 - 3rd

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Spencer Collection British William IV Gold Type Set #2

Image Item PCGS # Date Denom Grade PCGS # Pop PCGS # Pop Higher Pop Pop Higher Comments
Two Pounds 207275 1831 £2
Sovereign 163386 1830 P Sov PR64DC 2 259
Great Britain, Sovereign Proof Dated 1830 of William IV. PCGS PR64DCAM. WR 260, R5. Six to ten examples exist. Plain Edge. Tied for Finest Known (Total POP 2 coins for all Grades). Cf similar coin realized $17,825.00 in 2008. Additional info, Bentley Collection: George IV, Proof Sovereign, 1830, engraved by William Wyon after Francis Chantrey’s model, second bare head left, date below, rosette either side, toothed border and raised rim both sides, georgius iv dei gratia, rev struck en médaille, by Jean Baptiste Merlen, crowned quartered shield of arms, with the arms of Hanover as an escutcheon, eight hearts in semée of Hanoverian lion, two upper lis of inner frame around Scottish lion incomplete, Irish arms with nine harp strings, re-touched frosting on design elements leaving finest detail indistinct evident on crown band, britanniarum rex fid: def:, edge milled, 7.99g (WR -; Montagu -; Murdoch -; Nobleman -; Douglas-Morris -; S 3801). Some very light surface marks on obverse, one tiny spot above legend on reverse, otherwise toned, as struck and the only known example in private hands, a superb coin. £25,000-30,000
Half-Sovereign 206615 1831 1/2 Sov PR64 3 74
Great Britain, Gold Proof 1/2 Sovereign Dated 1831, William IV, PCGS PR64. Ex Terner, Ex Spink, March 2005, lot 5738. William IV, Bare head right, None Finer