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 1890.
Certification: SP65RB (Gem Proof - Red Brown) - Finest Known
Condition Notes: An incredibly crafted pattern piece. Fields fully reflective and endowed with rich characteristics. Colorfully toned with a wide variety of hues. A very impressive piece.
Mintage: 100 (Estimated)
POP Statistics: 1 in SP65 with none finer (PCGS Stats)
Reference: Hern T27