GEORGE VI 1937 GOLD PROOF FIVE POUNDS, CORONATION ISSUE, PF 63*

GEORGE VI 1937 GOLD PROOF FIVE POUNDS, CORONATION ISSUE, PF 63*

Code: 10670

£9,850.00
 

George VI, 1937 Gold Proof Five Pounds
Obverse: Bare head facing left, initials HP below neck for the coin and medal designer Humphrey Paget, with Latin legend surrounding: GEORGIVS VI D:G: BR: OMN: REX F: D: IND: IMP:
Reverse: St George and dragon right, date in exergue, B.P. to upper right of exergue.
Edge Plain
WR 435; S.4074.
Encapsulated and graded by NGC as PF 63* 
NGC Certification number: 6318254-005. 
(Very few of these Gold Proof Five Pounds have been given the star designation by NGC, which shows the superb quality of the coins that have).

*These plain edge Proof Gold Five Pounds were produced to celebrate the Coronation of King George VI, which took place on the 12thMay 1937. With a mintage of only 5,501 pieces, they were technically patterns, as they did not have a milled edge like earlier issued Gold Five Pounds of previous reigns