Australia 2012 8 dollars KM-1794
This specimen was lot 22126 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Anaheim, CA, August 2016), where it sold for $235. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRALIA. 8 Dollars, 2012-P. NGC PROOF-70 ULTRA CAMEO. Lunar Series, Year of the Dragon. Free of any haze or spots and there are no breaks in the device frosting. A dazzling large size silver piece worthy of its perfect grade." This is one of hundreds of different NCLT's issued by Australia in every size and metal.
Recorded mintage: unknown but all proofs.
Specification: 155.5 g, .999 fine silver, 5 troy oz AGW, 65 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-1794.
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