Tuvalu 2012 30 dollars
This specimen was lot 2080 in Goldberg sale 110 (Los Angeles, June 2019), where it sold for $408. The catalog description noted, "Tuvalu. 30 Dollars, 2012. Weight 0.2000 ounce. Year of the Dragon. NGC graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo." Tuvalu was formerly the Ellice part of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands. The most recent thirty dollar coin listed in the SCWC is KM 166, issued 2010 fr the Year of the Horse. We have used the same weight standard.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 6.22 g, .999 fine gold, 0.200 troy oz.
Catalog reference: KM unlisted.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 11th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 110: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2019.