Canada 2015 2500 dollars

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from the Stack's Bowers 2019 ANA sale, lot 20241
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This specimen was lot 20241 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Chicago, August 2019), where it sold for $50,400. The catalog description[1] noted,
"CANADA. Warner Brothers - Looney Tunes 2500 Dollars, 2015. Ottawa Mint. NGC PROOF-69 Ultra Cameo. Obverse: Looney Tunes ensemble cast with a colorized image of Bugs Bunny in the foreground and Wile E. Coyote, Marvin the Martian, Sylvester, Elmer Fudd, Speedy Gonzales, Road Runner, Michigan J. Frog, Tazmanian Devil, Yosimite Sam, Pépé le Pew, Foghorn Leghorn, Porky Pig and Daffy Duck in frosted cameo relief behind him; Reverse: Bust of Queen Elizabeth II facing right with wave design in fields. Virtually perfect, this massive coin is a pinnacle item for the collector that both loves coins and still feels a connection to the joy brought by the characters that made the Warner Brothers' cartoons a can't-miss for decades. Sold with the original COA and wooden box of issue that proudly displays the fire-branded seal of the studio."

Recorded mintage: 10.

Specification: 32.1507 oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-Unlisted.

Source:

  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The August 2019 Chicago ANA Auction: World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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