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The House of Windsor (1910-)

George V (1910-1936) Trial Uniface Crown

Ref 31/161Price £29,500.00

1926, designed by Francis Derwent Wood RA (1871-1926), struck with a matt finish in silver, classical figure personifying Peace seated right on a chaise, draped and wearing chain mail , helmet at her feet, holding olive branch and caduceus, date in Roman numerals in exergue, GIVE PEACE IN OUR TIME O LORD, edge grained, L&S-; Krause TSA6., encapsulated in a NGC holder PF63, of the highest rarity, believed to be of three but the only example with a blank obverse,
Ex. A-Tokyo Collection and the actual piece presented to Derwent Wood's widow as part of a full 1926 set. The other examples are struck on silver plated flans and bear the word MODEL on the obverse, however this example is struck in silver and is plain on the obverse. In 1926 coinage was proposed in a speech delivered in the House of Commons by the historian and numismatist Sir Charles Oman, he then pursued the idea with officials at the Royal Mint. Francis Derwent Wood produced the designs, Humphrey Paget produced the models, and pieces were struck in 1926. The Peace legend is borrowed Anglican liturgy with origins back to the Protestant Reformation, it was adopted to become the refrain in the hymn of the same name.
unc

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George VI (1936-1952) The Unique 1952 Proof Penny

Ref 31/163Price £135,000.00

1952, dies 3+C, BMC-; F.-; S.4117 (Unique), this coin , carbon spot by second N of PENNY and another behind head, otherwise brilliant, and the only known example,
Ex. A H Baldwin 125th Centennary Auction, 13th October 1997 and Rasmussen List 9 (C109). Up until its appearance in the Baldwin sale the existence of this piece was not known to the collecting fraternity, with the exception of Baldwin's management. It now joins the ranks along with the other great rarities, the pennies of 1933, 1937 (Edward VIII) and the 1954.
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Halfpenny

Ref 24/244Price £675.00

1929, BMC 2309 [ER]; F.413 [R18], dull toning, very rare,
EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Halfpenny

Ref 24/245Price £685.00

1930, BMC 2311 [ER]; F.414 [R18]; S.4058, brilliant, toned, extremely rare,
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Farthing

Ref 24/246Price £650.00

1927, BMC 2341 [ER]; F.608 [R18], extremely rare, toned,
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Farthing

Ref 24/247Price £625.00

1928, BMC 2343 [ER]; F.610 [R18], extremely rare, toned,
EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Farthing

Ref 24/248Price £625.00

1929, BMC 2345 [ER]; F.612 [R18], extremely rare, toned,
EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/307Price £75.00

1911, ESC 1420; S.4014
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Shilling

Ref 31/M312Price £185.00

1911, Davies 1792, dies 3A; ESC 3800 (1421); S.4014, attractively toned,
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M314Price £225.00

1913, ESC 3802 (1423); S.4013, brilliant, rare in this grade,
Ex. NGC MS65.
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George V (1910-1936) Proof Shilling

Ref 31/M327Price £1,500.00

1935, Davies 1839; ESC 3852 [R4] (1448); S.4039, extremely rare, darkly toned,
practically FDC

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George VI (1936-1952) Specimen Shilling

Ref 31/M329Price £850.00

1943, type A, 'English', cf. ESC 4138 (1464) ; Davies 2116; S.4082 , extremely rare, brilliant, with a satin finish,
Ex. Rasmussen List 14 (185). These pieces have a "satin" finish, this and the following lot are the only examples I have seen.
FDC

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George VI (1936-1952) Specimen Shilling

Ref 31/M330Price £850.00

1944, type A, 'Scottish', cf. ESC 4171(1467A); Davies 2157; S.4083 , extremely rare, brilliant, with a satin finish,
These pieces have a "satin" finish, this and the previous lot are the only examples I have seen.
FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Penny

Ref 23/356Price £20.00

1930, dies 5+C, BMC 2273; F.203; S.4055, some lustre,
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Halfpenny

Ref 23/363Price £700.00

1928, dies 3+B, BMC 2307; F.411 [R18]; S.4058, very rare, toned,
good EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Halfpenny

Ref 23/364Price £700.00

1930, dies 3+B, BMC 2311; F.415 [R18]; S.4058, very toned,
good EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Crown

Ref 30/433Price £285.00

1927, 'Wreath' type, as issued in the proof sets, ESC 3631 (367); S.4036
good EF-FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Crown

Ref 30/437Price £400.00

1931, ESC 3639 (371); S.4036, lightly toned,
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shillings

Ref 30/450Price £90.00

1911, ESC 3799 (1420); S.4014, toned,
mint state

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George V (1910-1936) Trial Shilling

Ref 30/452Price £2,250.00

1923, struck in nickel, type B1/1, bare head left, rev. crowned lion on crown, edge grained, ESC 3819 [R4] (1433A; S.4023A, very rare, lightly mottled on obverse, otherwise
good EF

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George V (1910-1936) Halfcrown

Ref 28/463Price £120.00

1926, ESC 3728 (773); S.4021A
EF-unc

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Threepence

Ref 30/474Price £800.00

1934, ESC 3958 [R4] (2147A); S.4042, extremely rare, attractively toned,
FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Maundy Set

Ref 30/475Price £200.00

1914, ESC 3974 (2531); S.4016, uncased, matching, brilliant,
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 28/478Price £100.00

1917, ESC 3806 (1427); S.4013, scarce,
unc

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Elizabeth II (1952-) Proof Sixpence

Ref 30/528Price £800.00

1954, young laureate bust left, rev. rose, thistle, shamrock and leek intertwined, edge grained, ESC 4526 [R5] (1838I); S.4149, extremely rare,
FDC

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George VI (1936-1952) Threepence

Ref 28/528Price £185.00

1946, S.4112, rare date, a few carbon spots on obverse, otherwise
almost EF

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Elizabeth II (1952-) Maundy Set

Ref 30/530Price £195.00

1955, ESC 4564 (252); S.4131, uncased,
FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Crown

Ref 31/C883Price £275.00

1933, ESC 3644 (373); S.4036
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Crown

Ref 23/C188Price £25.00

1935, 'Jubilee' issue, ESC 1448; S.4039
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Florin

Ref 23/289Price £25.00

1923. ESC 942; S.4022
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/310Price £65.00

1915, ESC 1425; S.4013
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/311Price £45.00

1916, ESC 1426; S.4013
practically unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/313Price £70.00

1918, ESC 1428; S.4013 , lightly toned,
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/315Price £30.00

1920, ESC 1430; S.4023
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M315Price £50.00

1914, ESC 3803 (1424); S.4013, toned,
EF/unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M316Price £40.00

1915, ESC 3804 (1425); S.4013
EF-unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 23/316Price £10.00

1927 ME, ESC 1438; S.4033
good VF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/317Price £60.00

1922, ESC 1432; S.4023A
good EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M317Price £65.00

1916, ESC 3805 (1426); S.4013, lightly toned,
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M319Price £70.00

1918, ESC 3807 (1428); S.4013, faintly toned,
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M320Price £60.00

1919, ESC 3808 (1429); S.4013
practically unc

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George V (1910-1936) Proof Shilling

Ref 27/320Price £75.00

1927, ESC 1439; S.4039
practically FDC

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 23/321Price £10.00

1928, ESC 1441; S.4039
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/321Price £30.00

1928, ESC 1441; S.4039
practically unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M321Price £45.00

1920, second coinage, Davies 1803, dies 3B; ESC 3811 (1430); S.4023
EF- unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 31/M322Price £75.00

1920, Davies 1803, dies 3B; ESC 3811 (1430); S.4023
unc

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/322Price £20.00

1929, ESC 1442; S.4039
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/323Price £40.00

1930, ESC 1443; S.4039
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/324Price £10.00

1931, ESC 1444; S.4039
EF

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George V (1910-1936) Shilling

Ref 27/325Price £10.00

1932, ESC 1445; S.4039
almost EF

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