Turks and Caicos Islands 1985 100 crowns

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Sincona sale 54, lot 1247
This specimen was lot 1247 in Sincona sale 54 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 280 CHF (about US$333 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS, Elizabeth II. seit 1952. 100 Crowns 1985. UNO. Dekade der Frau. Selten. Nur 313 Exemplare geprägt. Polierte Platte. FDC. (Turks and Caicos Islands, Elizabeth II, since 1952, one hundred crowns of 1985, UN Decade for Women. Rare. Only 313 pieces struck, Choice Proof.)"
This rare NCLT honors the United Nations Decade for Women.

Recorded mintage: 313 proofs.

Specification: 7.13 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 6.53 g.

Catalog reference: KM 62. Fr-25.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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