GEORGE II 1741 FIVE GUINEAS, 4 STRUCK OVER 3 IN DATE
George II Gold Five Guineas, 1741. With the 4 struck over a 3 in date.
Obverse: Young laureate head left, legend; GEORGIVS.II. DEI.GRATIA
Reverse: Crowned quartered shield of arms, date either side of crown, surrounding legend; M.B.FE. ET. H. REX. F.D. B.ET. L. D. S. R. I. A. T ET. E.
Edge inscribed in raised letter and dated, +DECVS. ET. TVTAMEN ANNO. REGNI. DECIMO.
Ex Colin Cooke fixed price list May 2016, described as; (Choice EF with mint brilliance. Similar examples are currently fetching £40,000 + at auction and are very much in demand).