Gold Proof Coins and Sets
Proof coins are coins which are specially struck to high quality standards, usually to sell to collectors. Often these have matt finish designs with mirror-like fields. We buy & sell
Proof or Specimen?
The fact that a number of pre 1970 British proof sets were labelled "Specimen Coins" or "Specimen Set", often causes confusion.
The word specimen has a number of meanings including sample or example; usually one chosen as a good or typical representation of its type.