1821 AV Half-Sovereign PCGS PR65 Cameo

$35,706.00 USD

Coin ID: 626173.65/84190380

This beautiful half sovereign was struck during the reign of George IV (George  Augustus Frederick; 12 August 1762 – 26 June 1830) was King of the United  Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of Hanover following the death of his  father, George III, on 29 January 1820, until his own death ten years later. From  1811 until his accession, he served as Prince Regent during his father's final  mental illness. George IV led an extravagant lifestyle that contributed to the fashions of the Regency era. He was a patron   of   new   forms   of   leisure,   style   and   taste.  He commissioned John Nash to build the Royal Pavilion in Brighton and remodel Buckingham Palace, and Sir Jeffry Wyattville to rebuild Windsor Castle.

On the obverse is a laureate bust of King George IV facing left, with GEORGIUS  IIII D:G: BRITANNIAR: REX F:D: inscribed around the edges. On the reverse is a crowned arms within flower garland. KM 681; SCBC 3802; Friedberg 378; WR  207. Very rare date. Lovely original surfaces.

Additional Rarity: A George III bronzed copper Bank of England Proof Pattern 5 Shilling-6 Pence 1811 PR65 sold at an auction on January 7, 2018 for $1,920.