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George VI (1936-52), cupro-nickel VIP proof Crown, 1951, 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 inscribed (Bull 4025; ESC 393D; S.4111). An exceptionally rare variant with a highly appealing frosted cameo, almost as struck, graded by NGC as VIP Proof PF66 CAMEO.

1951 VIP Proof Crown PF66 CAMEO