Australia 2002 50 dollars KM-648

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from the Stack's Bowers 2019 NYINC sale, lot 42264
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This specimen was lot 42264 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2019), where it sold for $288. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRALIA. 50 Dollars, 2002. PCGS PROOF-69 DEEP CAMEO Gold Shield. Gold, Silver and Copper Tri-metallic issue from a mintage of 5,000 pieces. Commemorates the Commonwealth Games. Impressively designed and essentially perfect."

Recorded mintage: 5,000 (2,497 sold[2]).

Specification: trimetallic copper (15.32 g), gold (7.8 g) and silver (13.39 g), .25 troy oz AGW, 38.74 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-648.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [2]McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]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.

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