Description of a 5 Pounds 1887 coin graded as MS 62. A big and beautiful gold coin whose portrait commemorates the Golden Jubilee of Queen Victoria.
This coin is the only ounce minted in Madrid depicting JF assayers (Fernando Vázquez and Joseph Caballero). Only four specimens of this coin are known.
Taras was a Greek colony in current Apulia that minted gold staters during the Pyrrhic War against Rome.