Australia 1980 200 dollars
This specimen was lot 6028 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $399.50. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRALIA. 200 Dollars, 1980. NGC PROOF-69 ULTRA CAMEO. Mint fresh with frosty unbroken devices and flashing brilliant fields." This type introduced the denomination was struck 1980-84. This module was used for various commemoratives until 1992. The two hundred dollar denomination also appeared on several two ounce gold and platinum bullion coins.
Recorded mintage: 207,500.
Specification: 10 g, .917 fine gold, .292 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-44; KM-71.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.