GEORGE V 1911 SILVER PROOF SET, FROM THE BANK OF ENGLAND

GEORGE V 1911 SILVER PROOF SET, FROM THE BANK OF ENGLAND

Code: 10807

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George V, 1911 Proof Set, of eight silver proof coins, struck for the coronation year. 
Consisting of: silver Half-crown, Florin, Shilling, Sixpence and Maundy Set. 
All housed within a most unusual, period blue leatherette octagonal plush box for the eight-coin set, with gold block lettering:  BANK OF ENGLAND / 19TH JUNE, 1911. 
With the bank logo, between lines, an extremely rare period box. 
S.PS13
As struck with a superb choice tone, a truly superior original set, with an extremely rare and unique plush box.

*It is thought that this set would have been specially ordered to be gifted to VIP’S/ dignitaries from the Bank of England. 

**With a mintage of only 2,243 sets which is over 500 less than the full "long" gold five pounds – penny proof set. 
These original short silver sets housed in the original plush box are becoming rare within the numismatic market, especially the original matching sets such as this.