Jamaica 1972 20 dollars
This specimen was lot 2377 in Goldberg sale 91 (Los Angeles, June 2016), where it sold for $329. The catalog description noted, "Jamaica. 20 Dollars, 1972 NGC MS68. Tenth Anniversary of Independence. Three ships and map. NGC graded MS-68 Gold Wings." This commemorative was accompanied by a silver ten dollars (KM 60).
Recorded mintage: 30,000 plus 20,000 proofs.
Specification: 15.75 g, .500 fine gold, 0.2532 troy oz AGW, 30 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: Fr-6; KM-61.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 91: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.