Equatorial Guinea 1993 30000 francos
This specimen was lot 4837 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $1,725. The catalog description noted, "Equatorial Guinea. 30000 Francos, 1993. Mintage 700 of which 400 pieces remelted at mint. Arms. Reverse: Elephant. PCGS graded MS-68." That noble animal, the elephant, deserves a better coin than this botched design.
Recorded mintage: 700.
Specification: 33.93 g, .917 fine gold, 1.0003 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 107.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.