Poland 1977-MW 2000 zlotych Fr-119
This specimen was lot 23143 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $399.50. The catalog description noted, "POLAND. 2,000 Zlotych, 1977-MW. NGC PROOF-69 ULTRA CAMEO. Frederic Chopin. Hard mirror fields with frosted cameo devices. From the Vincent Alones Collection." This denomination was used to strike gold NCLT's 1977-89 with this weight standard used until 1981.
Recorded mintage: 4,000.
Specification: 8 g, .900 fine gold, .231 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Y-90; Fr-119.
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