1822 George IV Pattern Halfcrown R7 Unique

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George IV (1820-30), Pattern Halfcrown, issued 1822, by Benedetto Pistrucci (1784-1855) and William Wyon (1795-1851) laureate head facing left, legend surrounding GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:, B.P. struck…
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George IV (1820-30), Pattern Halfcrown, issued 1822, by Benedetto Pistrucci (1784-1855) and William Wyon (1795-1851) laureate head facing left, legend surrounding GEORGIUS IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F: D:, B.P. struck to the right of truncation. Rev, similar to second crowned shield in garter but noticeably scaled down, crowned quartered shield of arms, with an escutcheon of the Arms of Hanover, garter mott o surrounding, HONI* SOIT* QUI MAL* Y* PENSE**, ANNO 1822, emblems surrounding straight ground under the dragon, edge grained, 14.05g (Bull. 2381 R7; ESC.650 R7). Superb as struck, unique with a grained edge and as such a great and important rarity. Encapsulated and graded by NGC as Proof 64.

Ex ‘Jacobs’, Glendining’s , 4th October 1962, lot 168 – £85.0.0 Spink
Ex. SNC, April 1929, Number 86589 – unique – F.D.C – £15.10.0\
Ex. Hamilton-Smith III, Glendining’s, 23-25th May 1927, lot 525 – ‘brilliant and unique’ – £12.10.0 (Spink)
Purchased Spink, £13.4.0
Ex. ‘Nobleman’ (Philipp von Ferrary de La Renotière), Sotheby’s, 27-31 March, 1922, lot 169 – ‘unique with this edge.
Ex.Murdoch (Part III, Sotheby, 15-19 March 1904, lot 407 – £20.10.0 – Lincoln);
Ex.Egmont-Bieber, Sotheby, 13-18 May 1889, lot 536
Montagu, (Spink, October 1890, no. 960) (£52.10.0); Brice, collection purchased by Montagu, (1887);
John Marshall (Sotheby, 13.8.1875, lot 169) – £9.0.0 (Webster)
Potentially but unconfirmed, Ex William Forster dispersal (28 May 1868, lot 269)

Specification

Date1822
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Halfcrown

Coin Ruler

George IV

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

ReferencesBull. 2381 R7; ESC.650 R7
Weight14.05 g

Provenance

Ex 'Jacobs', Glendining’s , 4th October 1962, lot 168 - £85.0.0 Spink
Ex. SNC, April 1929, Number 86589 - unique - F.D.C - £15.10.0\
Ex. Hamilton-Smith III, Glendining’s, 23-25th May 1927, lot 525 - 'brilliant and unique' - £12.10.0 (Spink)
Purchased Spink, £13.4.0
Ex. 'Nobleman' (Philipp von Ferrary de La Renotière), Sotheby’s, 27-31 March, 1922, lot 169 - 'unique with this edge.
Ex.Murdoch (Part III, Sotheby, 15-19 March 1904, lot 407 - £20.10.0 - Lincoln);
Ex.Egmont-Bieber, Sotheby, 13-18 May 1889, lot 536
Montagu, (Spink, October 1890, no. 960) (£52.10.0); Brice, collection purchased by Montagu, (1887);
John Marshall (Sotheby, 13.8.1875, lot 169) - £9.0.0 (Webster)
Potentially but unconfirmed, Ex William Forster dispersal (28 May 1868, lot 269)

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