1897 Proof Half Sovereign
Murdoch 1904, Spink 1978, Sharps Pixley Spink Auction 1989, Private Collector Sydney
A perfect striking and unblemished surfaces places this Melbourne Mint 1897 Proof Half Sovereign in a category all on its own. It is an exemplary proof and in our view, one of the finest proof gold pieces you will ever find. Furthermore it is exceptionally rare as one of three known.