Australia 1992 200 dollars KM-394

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Goldberg sale 90, lot 3334
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins & Collectibles

This specimen was lot 3334 in Goldberg sale 90 (Los Angeles, January 2016), where it sold for $3,877.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Australia. 200 Doll[a]rs, 1992. Whiptail wallaby. In custom presentation wood case. Choice Brilliant Proof." The SCWC and the coin itself label the beast depicted as a "Nail-tailed wallaby." The regular two ounce nugget (KM 182) depicts a red kangaroo.

Recorded mintage: 152 pieces.

Specification: 62.21 g, .999 fine gold, 1.9982 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-394.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • 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.
  • [1]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.

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