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Lot 130





Estimate: 38'500 USD   |   Starting price: 30'800 USD Price realized: 38'000 USD
British Coins, Victoria, proof five pounds, 1839, by William Wyon, ‘Una and the Lion’, raised lettered edge, young head l., rev. crowned figure of the queen as Una stg. l., holding orb and sceptre, lion behind, date below (S.3851; W&R.278), certified and graded by PCGS as Proof Genuine Repaired - Extremely Fine Detail, cleaned with extensive hairlines and rubbing from being wiped, nevertheless bold in its details and a classic design always in demand; an affordable example!
With old ticket. Purchased by the family from Seaby’s in 1962.

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