|Coins - Gold - Great Britain|
|Realisation Price||90,000.00 GBP|
Spink UK / The Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins - 15/09/2020 / George II / Lot 199
George II (1727-1760), Five-Guineas, 1738 DVODECIMO, first young laureate head left, legend widely and irregularly spaced with small lettering, rev . crowned garnished shield, + DECVS • ET • TVTAMEN • AUUO • REGNI • DVODECIMO upwards on edge, 41.95g, 7h (Murdoch III, -; cf. King 166; Douglas-Morris 72, same dies ; Schneider II, 561, dies 6/5; MCE 283; Spink 3663A), a nick to reverse rim at 11 o'clock, otherwise much mint brilliance, the reverse with attractive hues of reddish tone, good extremely fine, a most pleasing example, and an evidently rarer date in high grade as wanting from the Murdoch cabinet Provenance The Chalaza Collection Spink 102, 2 March 1994, lot 814 - £3,900 NGC MS62 (Certification #5880292-013) [Top Pop ~ Joint Finest] https://www.ngccoin.com/certlookup/5880292-013/62/ Subject to 20% VAT on Buyer’s Premium. For more information please view Terms and Conditions for Buyers.