925 Silver Proof'Rocking Horse' Crown, with raised lettering on the edge. ESC 378 & Spink 4050. Only 2,500 of these Crowns were struck with raised edge lettering, arguably the most attractive and desirable coin of the 20th Century.
Rayner in English Silver Coinage describes the 1935 Raised Edge Silver Proof Crown as Rare. This example we would grade as near FDC, with the odd light contact mark to both the Obverse and the Reverse. It also has a small nick on the surface of the edge at 6//7 o'clock on the Obverse, which doesn't go onto the edge itself, as you can see from photo three of the edge lettering. The box of issue is a little grubby on the outer, but is fine inside and is in good condition and fully intact. The 1935 RAISED EDGE PROOF CROWN.These Specimen coins were superior in quality and a better striking than the standard issue, although like the standard issue they were also made of. 500 silver with incuse edge lettering.
28 of the coins were minted in Gold, which are very rare and we've only ever seen and handled one of these coins. 2,500 coins were minted as. 925 Silver Proof with raised edge lettering and issued in the red box. 500 Silver Specimen coins with incuse edge lettering in the red box is unknown.714,769 coins were minted in. 500 Silver for general circulation, also with incuse edge lettering.
The easiest way to check if it's the rare. 925 Silver Proof version is to look at photo three above. This shows the edge lettering raised above the surface of the coin.The standard and Specimen version of this coin has incuse edge lettering i. Stamped into the coin and not raised above the coin edge.
The raised edge version is also far more detailed and superior in every way to a standard issue or specimen coin. The item "1935 KING GEORGE V RAISED EDGE SILVER PROOF CROWN IN BOX RARE COIN" is in sale since Monday, June 3, 2019.
This item is in the category "Coins\Coins\British\Proof Sets/Coins\Pre-1970". The seller is "santlache_sales" and is located in Leighton Buzzard. This item can be shipped worldwide.