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Auction: 20005 - The Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins
Lot: 199

George II (1727-1760), Five-Guineas, 1738 DVODECIMO, first young laureate head left, legend widely and irregularly spaced with small lettering, rev. crowned garnished shield, + DECVS • ET • TVTAMEN • AUUO • REGNI • DVODECIMO upwards on edge, 41.95g, 7h (Murdoch III, -; cf. King 166; Douglas-Morris 72, same dies; Schneider II, 561, dies 6/5; MCE 283; Spink 3663A), a nick to reverse rim at 11 o'clock, otherwise much mint brilliance, the reverse with attractive hues of reddish tone, good extremely fine, a most pleasing example, and an evidently rarer date in high grade as wanting from the Murdoch cabinet

The Chalaza Collection
Spink 102, 2 March 1994, lot 814 - £3,900

NGC MS62 (Certification #5880292-013) [Top Pop ~ Joint Finest]

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