George IV (1820-30), Two Pounds, 1823, bare head left, tiny J.B.M. below truncation indicating the engraver Jean Baptiste Merlen, toothed borders both sides, legend surrounds GEORGIUS IIII DG BRITANNIAR REX FD. Rev, Saint George and dragon right, W.W.P. below broken lance on ground-line (William Wellesley Pole), date in exergue, initials B.P. to upper right, edge inscription reads DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI IV. (S.3798; Schneider 635; MCE.470).
This one year only issue is exponentially growing in popularity in both the domestic and international market. Lustrous Gold toning with minimal surface markings, the reverse reflective with slight cameo. Encapsulated and graded by NGC as Mint state 63.