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Triton XXII, Lot: 1434. Estimate $1500.
Sold for $2250. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

HANOVER. George III. 1760-1820. PB Trial strike for reverse of a silver Crown (39mm, 38.98 g). New coinage. London mint. Dies by B. Pistrucci. Struck circa 1818. HONI · SOIT · QUI · MAL · Y · PENSE within Collar of the Garter, St. George on horseback rearing right, slaying dragon to lower right / Blank. L&S 177 = Selig 1198 = H.M. Lingford Collection (Glendining’s, 24 October 1950), lot 479 = H.E.G. Paget Collection (Glendining’s, 25 September 1946), lot 423. EF, a few light marks and edge knicks. Extremely rare, and finer than the only other published specimen.