Great Britain 2011 5 pounds KM-1202

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Goldberg sale 84, lot 3462
photo courtesy Goldberg Coins and Collectibles

This specimen was lot 3462 in Goldberg sale 84 (Los Angeles, January 2015), where it sold for $1,703.75. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. 5 Pounds, 2011. 2012 Olympics- Cyclist. Finest grade possible. NGC graded Proof 70 Ultra Cameo." The five pound denomination was frequently used for commemoratives, including KM 1201, KM 1202 (shown here) and KM 1203. Each was struck in various metals.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.28 g, copper-nickel (KM 1202), .925 fine silver (KM 1202a), .917 fine gold (KM 1202b), 38.61 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-1202b.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Aleeza Brown, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 84: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2014.

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