Elizabeth II (1952 – present) , Proof Sovereign, 1989, 500th Anniversary of the Sovereign, monarch enthroned facing, rev. shield of arms upon crowned rose (S.4272)
FDC and arguably the most desirable sovereign thus far made by the Royal Mint of Queen Elizabeth II. Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of the first Sovereign struck under the the reign of Henry VII in 1489. This superb modern adaptation of the original coins design, features both the Queen seated on her coronation throne and a tudor rose reverse.
CHARLES I (1625 – 49) Siege Money, Newark (1645-1646) Halfcrown. 1645 Large crown; C R across field, XXX below / OBS :/NEWARK/I645. (S 3140; N.2638; Bull 686; Hird 245, same dies; Brooker 1221, same dies) – Weight 14.51 grams
Struck on plate still showing signs of it’s original design at the top of the reverse and signs of red wax deposits in the obverse crown. This example has very strong eye appeal, and overall is Good Very Fine in grade.
Elizabeth II (1952 -), Proof Five-Pounds, 2017, crowned head right, JC initials below for designer Jody Clark, Latin legend surrounding, ELIZABETH II. DEI. GRA. REG. FID. DEF., date at end of legend, rev. St George and dragon , within garter inscribed with motto HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE, BP initials on ground line below horse for designer Benedetto Pistrucci.
Elizabeth II (1952 – Present), Proof Sovereign, 2005, ourth crowned portrait right, engraved by Ian Rank Broadley, IRB raised below head, rev. Modern interpretation of armoured St George slaying dragon, date below dragon’s wing