5 & 2 Pound Pieces

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Gold Five Pounds

PictureDenomDate DESCRIPTION Price  
Click here to view picture 5 Pounds1839 Proof £5 'Una and the Lion'. S3851. W&R 278 'R4' (11-20 known).
Obv. Young Head to left, hair bound in two fillets, front fillet has six full scrolls and rear fillet shows eleven leaves above hair, W. Wyon, R.A in relief on truncation.
Legend - VICTORIA D: G: BRITANNIARUM REGINA F: D:
Rev. The Queen as Una leading the British Lion, sceptre in her extended right hand, her left hand holds an orb, Garter star on mantle, date MDCCCXXXIX in exergue, W. Wyon, R.A below.
Legend - DIRIGE DEUS GRESSUS MEOS.
Edge - DECUS ET TUTAMEN ANNO REGNI TERTIO
Weight 38.62 grams.
Virtually As Struck, minor hairlines only - devoid of any edge nicks or bruises. Extremely rare.
(A Proof 62, example of this type sold a year ago in the US for $108,000 which was equivalent to £70,000)
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Click here to view picture 5 Pounds1887 NEW Gold £5. Choice GEF fields prooflike, some hairlines in the fields £2,750.00

Gold Two Pounds

PictureDenomDate DESCRIPTION Price  
Click here to view picture 2 Pounds1820 George III Gold Proof £2. (S3784, W&R 179). R3 Only 60 struck. A few faint hairlines otherwise brilliant and As Struck. A breath taking example of this very rare coin. Sold

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