Canada 1979 100 dollars
This specimen was lot 3208 in Goldberg sale 85 (Los Angeles, June 2015), where it sold for $588. The catalog description noted, "Canada. 100 Dollars, 1979. International Year of the Child. In original case. Choice Brilliant Proof." Gold one hundred dollar gold coins were struck to this standard 1976-86, each year with a different subject. All are priced the same in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: unknown, all proofs.
Specification: 16.96 g, .917 fine gold, .500 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM-126.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 85: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2015.