George III, rare Pattern Halfcrown 1817
Item Reference: FM45452
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George III (1760-1820), Pattern Halfcrown, 1817, by William Wyon, a mule of the currency obverse and pattern reverse dies, large laureate head right, four leaves at top, date below, rev. crowned shield of arms with an escutcheon of arms of Hanover, garter surrounding , more heavily garnished (ESC.619/627).
Pleasing cabinet tone, one or two tiny marks to portrait, otherwise good extremely fine and extremely rare.