Papua New Guinea 1984-FM 100 kina
This specimen was lot 2632 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $447. The catalog description noted, "Papua New Guinea. 100 Kina, 1984. 100th Anniversary-Founding of British and German Protectorates. Choice Brilliant Proof." This is a product of the Franklin Mint, which struck most of Papua New Guinea's coinage 1975-84.
Recorded mintage: 274.
Specification: 9.57 g, .900 fine gold, 0.2769 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM-27.
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- 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 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.