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George VI (1936-52), cupro-nickel proof Crown, 1951, plain edge, Festival of Britain issue, bare head left, HP below truncation for engraver Thomas Humphry Paget, denomination FIVE SHILLINGS below, Latin legend and toothed border surrounding, GEORGIVS VI D: G: BR: OMN: REX: F: D:, rev. St. George and the Dragon, initials BP to upper right of exergue for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, date below, edge plain (S.4111). A high graded example of this truly one of a kind piece, practically as struck with excellent proof brilliance and eye appeal, graded by NGC as PF66+.

1951 Plain Edge Proof Crown PF66+ ONE OF TWO KNOWN