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Lot 2516      

Estimate $2,500
Bid at live.noble.com.au

1826 PROOF SIXPENCE, George IV, 1820-30. S-3815, ESC-2435, Davies-271. (R2)2.83g. straight-grained edge with a narrow rim. Obverse - single tuft of hair on the face side of the ear (approximately 1 in 3 sixpences present in this single tuft version); the left side of the R in GRATIA points to a denticle on the rim. Reverse - as for shilling in reduced scale. Both coins are affectionately known as the lion shilling and sixpence. The design was well regarded, and updated versions appeared in issues for Edw.VII and G.V-VI. Light blue grey 'milky' tone on brilliant surface, unmarked FDC and very rare.

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