Dominican Republic 1991 100 pesos
This specimen was lot 30435 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $8,812.50. The catalog description noted, "Republic gold Proof 100 Pesos 1991 PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC. A massive 5 ounce gold gem commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery and Evangelization of America with a pictorial design featuring Columbus presenting a Native Americans to his court. Deeply mirrored surfaces are essentially flawless despite a few reddish toning spots that are ultimately represented in the grade. Bright, bold and virtually perfect, this current offering has a mintage of only 35 pieces." This series of silver and gold NCLT's struck for the 500th anniversary ran 1989-92 and comprised four designs.
Recorded mintage: 1,500 in silver and 35 in gold.
Specification: 155.5 g, .999 silver or gold, 65 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 83 (silver), 83a (gold).
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.