Dominican Republic 1990 100 pesos
This specimen was lot 30434 in Heritage sale 3035 (Long Beach, September 2014), where it sold for $8,812.50. The catalog description noted, "Republic gold Proof 100 Pesos 1990 PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC. A most impressive 5 ounce gold coin commemorating the 500th Anniversary of the Discovery and Evangelization of America with an illustrative design featuring a group of men constructing a stockade. The highly reflective fields are like endlessly deep pools of water adding instant drama to the coin's raised and deeply cameoed devices. Nearly perfect and flashy with a mintage of only 50 pieces." This series of silver and gold NCLT's struck for the 500th anniversary ran 1989-92 and comprised four designs.
Recorded mintage: 1,000 in silver and 50 in gold.
Specification: 155.5 g, .999 silver or gold, 65 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 78 (silver), 78a (gold).
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, and Warren Tucker, Heritage Signature Auction 3035, World and Ancient Coins, featuring the FoxLair Collection and the Law Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.