- The sole example graded mint state by either major grading company. The next best graded example is AU53.
- One of the rarest circulation issues of all George II guineas. No example in the Slaney Collection.
- Complete with provenance to 1989.
NGC Mint State 64. Extraordinary. Uncirculated with just minimal cabinet friction; full, glowing lustre; and hints of mirroring in the fields. Extremely Rare. Single finest graded by six full grades and likely the finest example available to collectors.
Crowned, garnished shield of arms; date divided above; · M · B · F · ET · H · REX · F · D · B · ET · L · D · S · R · I · R · A · T · ET · E · [King of Great Britain France and Ireland, defender of the Faith, Duke of Brunswick and Lüneburgm, Arch-Treasurer and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire].
ex. SINCONA British Collection, SINCONA 75, lot 242, 16th May 2022.
ex. SPINK 72, lot 92, November 1989.