Australia 2013 50 dollars KM-2054
This specimen was lot 3338 in Goldberg sale 90 (Los Angeles, January 2016), where it sold for $822.50. The catalog description noted, "Australia. 50 Dollars, 2013-P. Kookaburra seated on branch. NGC graded Proof 70 Ultra Cameo (One of First 250 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.
Recorded mintage: 550.
Specification: 15.55 g, 0.999 gold, 0.50 oz AGW, 25.6 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-2054.
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- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 90: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.