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Auction: 20005 - The Stratos Sale of Spectacular English Gold Coins
Lot: 228

William IV (1830-1837), Proof Shilling, 1831, bare head right, block W. W. on truncation, rev. value in wreath, edge plain, 5.68g, 7h (ESC 2488 [1266]; Spink 3835), an evidently early or more probably original '1831 striking' with inverted die axes as customary for currency issues of the period, with a striking charcoal-electric blue tone, much as struck, rare

This lot is also offered as a group lot in lot 280. Whichever reaches higher hammer price will sell and the other option will be withdrawn.

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NGC PF63 (Certification #5880299-004)

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