Why Purchase This GEM 2022 Solomon Islands Most Famous Stamps Inverted Jenny 1/100 oz Gold Proof Like Coin?
It’s no secret that there is some crossover between coin collectors and stamp collectors. This piece is a real treat for those who are interested in both. This small proof like gold coin was issued by the Solomon Islands in 2022 as a part of their Most Famous Stamps series. This specimen has the Inverted Jenny design. The Inverted Jenny stamp is a United States error stamp. The error resulted in the plane on the stamp being printed upside down. Only a single sheet of Inverted Jenny stamps were printed, so that’s only 100 total.
- Mintage of this unique coin is capped at 10,000 pieces.
- This specimen is in GEM condition and features a gorgeous mirrored Proof Like finish.
- This issue weighs 1/100 Troy oz and is made of .9999 fine gold.
Historic Inverted Jenny Design
Obverse: The obverse of this $10 coin features Ian Rank-Broadley’s well-known portrait of Queen Elizabeth II. His initials are just below Her Majesty’s neck, the gold weight, purity, and date can be found in this general area as well. The background displays a pattern of interwoven lines.
Reverse: The depiction of the Inverted Jenny design is on the reverse. The level of detail here is impressive, all of the details that were present on the original Inverted Jenny stamp can be seen clearly. This side of the coin displays the date “1918” which is when the Inverted Jenny stamp was issued. The other inscriptions on this side state the face value, the series name, and the stamp name.
GEM BU Condition
This coin has a Proof Like finish, which falls about midway between brilliant uncirculated and proof. Just like when it was struck, it’s in GEM condition.