Great Britain 2012 10 pounds

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Goldberg sale 109, lot 2595
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This specimen was lot 2595 in Goldberg sale 109 (Los Angeles, January 2019), where it sold for $216. The catalog description[1] noted, "Great Britain. 10 Pounds, 2012. Weight 4.9944 ounces. Elizabeth II. Reverse; Pegasus right. For the 2012 London Olympic Games. In original case of issue. NGC graded Proof 70 One of First 1000 Struck." This design was also used to strike a five ounce gold coin. It accompanied a silver 500 pounds (KM 1235) which weighed one kilogram.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 155.5 g, .999 fine silver, 5 oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM-1227 (silver), KM 1227a (gold).

Source:

  • Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 109: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2019.

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