1974-(a) Rainier III Piefort Specimen gold Proof 50 Francs "25th Anniversary of Reign" NGC PR65 Ultra Cameo
Paris mint, KM-P19a, Gad-MC162. A hefty Piefort issue, surpassing 100gm in weight, (over 3.5 ounces of gold) issued to commemorate Rainier's reign. Presenting a talented design where the bust emanates a cartwheel effect, in high-relief and deep cameo contrasting with watery pond-like fields, this highly brilliant piece impresses in hand. Sold with original "Monnaies de Paris" plastic packaging. Rare.