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George IV (1820-30), Two Pounds, 1823

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George IV (1820-30), Two Pounds, 1823, bare head left, small scale J.B.M. below truncation indicating the engraver Jean Baptiste Merlen, legend surrounds from bottom left GEORGIUS IIII DG BRITANNIAR REX…
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Description

George IV (1820-30), Two Pounds, 1823, bare head left, small scale J.B.M. below truncation indicating the engraver Jean Baptiste Merlen, legend surrounds from bottom left GEORGIUS IIII DG BRITANNIAR REX FD. Rev, Saint George on horseback with plumed helmet slaying the dragon right, W.W.P. below broken lance on ground-line for the Mint Master William Wellesley Pole, date in exergue, initials B.P. to upper right of exergue for Pistrucci, edge inscription DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI IV (S.3798; MCE 470).

Few trivial nicks in portrait and below truncation, the normal faint brushmarks both sides. Rich golden depth to the toning, good extremely fine. A handsome example.

Specification

Period 1820 - 1830
Date 1820
Coin Group

British

Denomination

Two Pounds

Coin Ruler

George IV

Country

England

Coin House

House of Hanover

Metal

Gold

References S.3798; MCE 470

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