Australia 2012 8 dollars KM-1794

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from Stack's Bowers 2016 ANA sale, lot 22126
photo courtesy Stack's Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 22126 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Anaheim, CA, August 2016), where it sold for $235. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRALIA. 8 Dollars, 2012-P. NGC PROOF-70 ULTRA CAMEO. Lunar Series, Year of the Dragon. Free of any haze or spots and there are no breaks in the device frosting. A dazzling large size silver piece worthy of its perfect grade." This is one of hundreds of different NCLT's issued by Australia in every size and metal.

Recorded mintage: unknown but all proofs.

Specification: 155.5 g, .999 fine silver, 5 troy oz AGW, 65 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-1794.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.
  • McDonald, Greg, The Pocket Guide to Australian Coins and Banknotes, 23rd ed., Lavington, Australia, 2017.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2016 Anaheim ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.

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