Jamaica 1984 250 dollars

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3568
This specimen was lot 3568 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 500 CHF (about US$597 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Jamaica, Republik, seit 1962 20 Dollars 1984. Jahrzehnt für die Frauen 1976-1985. Selten. Nur 559 Exemplare geprägt. Polierte Platte. FDC. (republic of Jamaica, since 1962, twenty dollars of 1984, for the International Women's Decade, 1976-85. Rare. Only 559 pieces struck. Choice Proof.)"
Altho Sincona described this as a twenty dollar coin, it is actually 250 dollars.

Recorded mintage: 559.

Specification: 11.34 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 11.34 g.

Catalog reference: KM 118, Fr-19.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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