Australia 2015-P 15 dollars
This specimen was lot 42267 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $132. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRALIA. 15 Dollars, 2015-P. Perth Mint. NGC MS-69. Struck to commemorate the Battle of the Coral Sea. Essentially flawless with a reverse cameo appearance, the main designs displaying reflective qualities, while the surrounding fields show granular frosting." We don't see this listed in Friedberg, the SCWC or McDonald.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.11 g, 0.999 gold, 0.10 oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-unlisted; KM-unlisted.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, Matt Orsini and Cris Chatigny, The January 2019 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.