Auction: 15031 - The Slaney Collection of English Coins - Part 2
Lot: 411

(g) George III (1760-1820), pattern Five-Pounds, 1820, 39.96g, by Benedetto Pistrucci, georgius iii d:g: britanniar: rex f:d:, laureate head right, date below, signed beneath truncation pistrucci, rev, inverted die axis, without legend, St George and the dragon, signed pistrucci below ground line, small w.w.p. on ground by dragon's tail (for William Wellesley Pole), edge with upright raised letters, decus et tutamen. anno regni lx. (Montagu 556; S.3783; WR 177 - R4), light handling marks and a small scratch behind horse's tail, otherwise brilliant good extremely fine, extrtemely rare, only 25 struck

provenance
Basmadjieff, Glendining, 15 July 1953, lot 99, £360
A R Denton collection


Sold for £300,000

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