History/Background Information: A scarce gold 1 Pond struck in the ZAR in the year 1897. Struck to the same specifications as the British sovereign. Struck shortly before the second Anglo-Boer War.
Certification: PCGS AU53 (Choice About Uncirculated)
Condition Notes: A choice about unc example with strong detailing and residual luster present. Rare in such quality. The grading population shrinks significantly above this point. Scarce.
Mintage: 310 980
Reference: Hern Z50