Russia 1995 50 rubles Fr-242
This specimen was part of lot 34034 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), which sold for $494.68. The catalog description noted, "Russian Federation Three Coin gold and silver Lynx Proof Set 1995, 3 & 25 Roubles silver, and 50 Roubles gold. KM-Y474, Y475, and YA475. All coins choice Proof and housed in the original case. Case is damaged." This NCLT honoring the lynx was accompanied by a silver twenty-five rubles and a silver three rubles.
Recorded mintage: 10,000 proofs.
Specification: 7.78 g, .999 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM YA475, Fr-242.
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