GEORGE VI 1937, FOUR COIN GOLD PROOF SET
George VI, 1937, Coronation Year Gold Proof Set
Four gold coin set, gold Five Pounds, Two Pounds, Sovereign and Half-Sovereign, all with bare head facing left, initials HP below neck for Humphrey Paget, with latin legend surrounding: GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Reverse: St George and dragon facing right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue, edge plain
All housed in the original Royal Mint case with gold block crest and lettering
All practically mint state, with cameo portraits.
These proof sets were produced to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI on the 12th May 1937, with a mintage of 5,501 pieces.