George II (1727-60) Proof Silver Sixpence, 1728, Plain Edge (R4)

Item Reference: C201006776 Reserved Share
George II (1727-60) , Proof Silver Sixpence, 1728, edge plain, young laureate and draped bust left, legend reads GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at center,…
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Description

George II (1727-60) , Proof Silver Sixpence, 1728, edge plain, young laureate and draped bust left, legend reads GEORGIVS II DEI GRATIA. Reverse, crowned cruciform shields, garter star at center, date flanking either side of top crown, legend commences M.B.F. ET. H. REX. F. D. B. ET L. D. S.R.I.A.TH ET. E. (S.3705; ESC.1604; Bull 1737 [R4]).

Beautifully toned in a dusky granite grey with underlying mint iridescence and bloom, clear of any surface markings, nicks or handling marks, with a dual provenance of Spink and Baldwin, supporting tickets in place. Superb as struck, one of the premier examples available on the open market.

*Ex Spink and Baldwin, with supporting tickets

Specification

Period1727 - 1760
Date1728
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Sixpences

Coin Ruler

George II

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Silver

Mint Mark

Tower

ReferencesS.3705; ESC.1604; Bull 1737 [R4]

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