SKU: 5983

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Delightfully toned with stunning iridescence across both sides, choice. Freeman R18 (only 6-15 examples known)

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Victoria (1837-1901), ‘VIP’ Proof Farthing, 1867, ‘Bun Head’ issue (1860-1895), edge plain. Obv. Young laureate bust facing left. Rev. Britannia seated facing right, lighthouse to left, ship to right, date in exergue. 2.82g, die axis 12h (S.3958; Freeman 518). An charming example of this rare proof, delightfully toned with a stunning iridescence across both sides, a choice piece. Freeman R18, only 6-15 examples known, extremely rare thus.

Formerly slabbed and graded (now removed from slab) by NGC as PF65 BN, with accompanying label.

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S.3958; Freeman 518

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extremely rare thus, Freeman R18, only 6-15 examples known

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