Elizabeth II, 1980 Gold Proof Half Sovereign NGC PF70 Ultra Cameo
Elizabeth II, 1980 Gold Half Proof Sovereign.
3.99g of 22ct/.917 gold (Actual Gold Weight: 3.72g of 24ct/pure gold). Obverse: ELIZABETH II DEI GRATIA REGINA F D (Elizabeth the Second by the Grace of God Queen Defender of the Faith). Second portrait of Elizabeth II, crowned with the 'girls of Great Britain and Ireland tiara', by designer Arnold Machin. Reverse: St. George on horseback, brandishing his sword having slayed the dragon, his broken spear discarded on the ground, 1980 and B.P., for designer Benedetto Pistrucci, in exergue. Mint State/Proof FDC.
Authenticated and graded by NGC as PF70 Ultra Cameo, certification no. 5878527-002.
References: S. SB1, KM #922, Marsh 543D.