William IV (1830-37), Sovereign, 1837, tailed 8 variety, second bare head right, nose points to second I in legend with top of ear broad and flat, incuse W.W on truncation, legend surrounds GULIELMUS IIII DG BRITANNIAR REX FD. Rev, crowned quartered shield of arms in frame, with a smaller crowned shield of the Hanoverian coat of arms in the central panel, ANNO 1837 below (S.3829B).
Radiant and rich gold toning, exceptional detail in the portrait with clear fields. Reverse, as struck other than the faintest hairline below shield. Almost uncirculated, with proof-like mint brilliance.