History/Background Information: Rare key date in the ZAR Ponde series struck between 1892 - 1902.
Certification: NGC MS61 (Choice Uncirculated/MS)
Condition Notes: An exceptional rendition of the rare 1897 Pond. Full lustre across the devices encompassing Kruger's bust, the reverse eagle and fields. Seldom are these coins found in such wonderful preservation and undoubtedly under-graded. Rich yellow/gold appearance adorns this incredible piece. Worthy of an MS63 grading. A premium piece.
Mintage: 310 980
POP Statistics: 13 in MS61 with only 21 finer (NGC Stats)
Reference: Hern Z50