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Lot 2511      

Estimate $25,000
Bid at live.noble.com.au

1826 PROOF CROWN, George IV, 1820-30. S-3806; ESC-2336; L&S 28; Davies-151. (R) 28.16g. Lettered edge inscribed as per the five sovereigns.^Reverse - Design by Jean B. Merlen. Crowned King's shield is bearing royal arms. Above this is an ornate armet with a barred full-face helmet and elaborate foliate lambrequins cascading down the shield's sides. The St Edwards crown surmounts the whole design. Underneath the shield is a textured scroll with the French inscription DIEU ET MON DROIT "God and my right"; the scroll terminates in divided foliate decorations balancing the decoration of the shield above. The Latin legend surrounds the whole design as per the five sovereign. A denticular border and a narrow-raised rim surround the coin. All parts of the design in relief exhibit delicate frosting over mirrored fields. Contact marks under DEF, attractive blue iridescent toning, FDC/nearly FDC.

Ex Status Sale 301 (lot 7400).

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