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GREAT BRITAIN. George IV, 1820-30.
Half-Sovereign, 1826. London. Proof.
Bare head left NOTE: Variety exists with extra tuft of hair to left ear. Legend reads · GEORGIUS IV DEI GRATIA · 1826. / Crowned garnished shield. Legend reads BRITANNIARUM REX FID: DEF: Engraver: Jean Baptiste Merlen.
A spectacular proof. The 1826 proofs were the first to be issued in cased sets available to purchase for the public and have seen a real increase in demand lately. In secure plastic holder, graded by PCGS PR65 DCAM, certification number 34150669.
Reference: S-3804; KM-700
Diameter: 19 mm.
Weight: 3.99 g.
Composition: 916/1000 Gold