History/Background Information: Part of the legendary Griquatown series of coins purportedly the first coinage series to be struck for use by a South African people. Minted some time in the year 1815/16 these pieces occupy a special place on the history of South African numismatics. Refer to "The Truth of the Griqua Coinage" by Pierre H Nortje for further reading on this wonderful subject.
Certification: NGC PF62 (Choice Proof)
Condition Notes: Beautifully struck in high quality silver. The planchet painstakingly polished to render full reflectiveness. Toned by time in a variety of attractive colours. Very few a known to have survived and an unknown mintage adding to its mystique. A very rare find and one that seldom presents itself.
POP Statistics: 3 in PF62 with only 4 finer (NGC Stats)
Reference: Hern GT1
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