History/Background Information: Described by Hern as salesman samples, most likely struck to solicit business as patterns for coinage to be used in the ZAR and specifically the Transvaal. Dated 1874.
Certification: PF65BN (Gem Proof - Brown)
Condition Notes: An incredibly crafted pattern piece. Fields fully reflective and endowed with rich characteristics. Spectacularly toned surfaces with a wide variety of hues flash with smooth luster. A very impressive piece.
Mintage: 50 (Estimated)
POP Statistics: 5 in PF65 with only 2 finer (NGC Stats)
Reference: Hern T19
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