Lot 450New South Wales, 1897, Queen Victoria "Medallion", 5s reddish purple, perf 11¼, complete pane of 25 showing fancy morning glory selvage at left, well centered with beautiful color, o.g., never hinged, some minor top row wrinkling, Very Fine. SG No. 297c.
Scott No. 101 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
THE ONLY RECORDED FULL PANE OF THE 5S COIN ISSUE, A GREAT NEW SOUTH WALES RARITY.
Apparently other than this sheet, the largest recorded multiples are blocks of four.