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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 AU55 (Choice About Uncirculated/Mint State)

Condition Notes: Beautifully struck in high quality silver. Very slight wear and quite harshly graded as AU55. Toned by the passage of time to appear uniform grey. An enchanting piece seldom seen offered for sale. 

Mintage: Unknown


POP Statistics: 1 in AU55 with 10 finer (NGC Stats)


Reference: Hern GT2

S. Africa: 1815/16 Griquatown 5 Pence NGC Certified AU55

R45 000,00Price
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