Australia 1962 3 pence
This specimen was lot 3495 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Australia. Threepence, 1962. Elizabeth II. NGC graded Proof 66." The SCWC lists this type for 1955-64. This date, from the Melbourne mint, is fairly common, tho proofs are scarce.
Recorded mintage: 15,968,000 plus 2,016 proofs.
Specification: 1.41 g, .500 fine silver, 16 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-57.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.