Poland 1999-MW 100 zlotych Fr-173
This specimen was lot 33619 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $504. The catalog description noted, "People's Republic gold Proof 'John Paul II Pilgrimage' 100 Zlotych 1999-MW PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC, Warsaw mint. Fully enticing in the manner that only a proof can be." Yet another NCLT honoring pope John Paul II. In 1994, the zloty was reformed and 10,000 old zlotych = one new zlotych.
Recorded mintage: 7,000.
Specification: 8 g, .900 fine gold, 21 mm diameter, AGW 0.2315 oz.
Catalog reference: KM-Y361, Fr-173.
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- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.