Switzerland 1998-B 100 francs Fr-516

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Goldberg sale 98, lot 2674
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This specimen was lot 2674 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $1,528. The catalog description[1] noted, "Switzerland. 100 Francs, 1998-B. For the 150th Anniversary of Swiss Confederation. NGC graded Proof 68 Ultra Cameo. WINGS." This NCLT was accompanied by a hundred francs honoring the bicentennial of the Helvetic Republic (Fr-517).

Recorded mintage: 2,500 proofs.

Specification: 22.58 g, .900 fine gold, 27.8 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Fr-516, KM 83.

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.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]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.

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