History/Background Information: Described by Hern as salesman samples, most likely struck to solicit business as patterns for coinage to be used at the Cape of Good Hope. Dated 1889.
Certification: NGC MS63BN (Choice Unc/MS - Brown)
Condition Notes: Superbly struck with bold definition across all pertinent details such as Victoria's bust the reverse shield. Tinges of red/brown evident across the obverse. Short horn variety.
Mintage: 100 (Estimated)
Reference: Hern C2