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"Una and the Lion" Gold Pattern Being Sold in the August 2022 Showcase Auction

By Ben Mahaffey, Web Application Manager

Author: Ben Mahaffey / Wednesday, June 22, 2022 / Categories: Coins In Motion Highlight of the Week

​Stack's Bowers Galleries will be selling a very sought-after rarity in the August 2022 Global Showcase Auction – the Great Britain 5 Sovereign "Una and the Lion" pattern. This piece is graded NGC Proof-64, allowing appreciation of the finest of details. To quote what our catalogs have said about this coin, it is the "pinnacle of pure artistic beauty." The August 2022 Global Showcase Auction will post to our website, www.stacksbowers.com, in July. In the meantime, we encourage you to visit the site to find more coins and banknotes of interest!​


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