GREAT BRITAIN. 5 Pounds, 1893. London Mint. Victoria. PCGS PROOF-64 Cameo. S-3872; Fr-394a; KM-787. Mintage: 773. The only year of issue of the Old Head bust 5 Pounds, this amazing near-Gem proof reaches an elevated status on account of limited nature of proof strikes. Although genuinely <strong>SCARCE</strong> in any condition, this piece is an elite <strong>RARITY </strong>when preserved so nicely, with many examples featuring rough handling and hairlines. The fields on the generously sized flan are deeply mirrored, and the devices stuck with a light coating of frost, providing the amazing cameo contrast. An entrancing issue from near the end of Victorias reign, and one of the critical key pieces of her entire coinage. Competition should prove very fierce to be the winning paddle on the enticing beauty. <strong>To view all items from the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection, click <a href="https://auctions.stacksbowers.com/lots?sort=auction_date_lot_number_asc&search=Salton+Collection&limit=36&lots_range=upcoming"> here.</a></strong> From the Mark and Lottie Salton Collection.