Gibraltar 2001 5 crowns

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Stack's Bowers 2020 ANA sale, lot 21266
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This specimen was lot 21266 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Las Vegas, August 2020), where it sold for $5,280. The catalog description[1] noted, "GIBRALTAR. Trimetallic 5 Crown, 2001. NGC PROOF-67 Ultra Cameo. Composed of platinum (APW: .8645 oz), gold (AGW: 2.3602 oz), and silver (ASW: 1.7728), this visually engaging coin was struck for the turn of the 21st Century. A lovely and brilliant proof with hard mirrored fields, frosted cameo devices and an interesting bullseye arrangement of the metal alloys." This is the only issue of this module from Gibraltar, a captive of the Popjoy mint.

Recorded mintage: 199.

Specification: 50 mm diameter, 26.5 g platinum, 73.41 g gold, 55.19 g silver.

Catalog reference: Fr-114; KM-907.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.
  • 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.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The August 2020 ANA Auction: World Coins, featuring the Duke of Lansing Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2020.

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