Australia 2009 50 dollars KM-1237

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 32474
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This specimen was lot 32474 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Elizabeth II Proof 50 Dollars 2009 PR70 Ultra Cameo NGC, Perth mint. A perfect "70" proof coin, made of .9995 platinum. One of the first 350 struck." Since 1989, Australia has entered the bullion and collectibles market in a big way, having produced commemoratives and NCLT's numbering in the hundreds of types. This type was also struck in gold (KM 1227).

Recorded mintage: 1,000.

Specification: 15.55 g, .999 fine platinum, 25 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 1237.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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