Great Britain 2005 5 pounds KM-1053
This specimen was lot 31733 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), where it sold for $2,040. The catalog description noted, "Great Britain: Elizabeth II gold Proof 'Battle of Trafalgar' 5 Pounds 2005 PR69 Ultra Cameo NGC. Struck in commemoration of the Battle of Trafalgar. From the George Hans Cook Collection."
Recorded mintage: 1,075,516 in copper-nickel + 40,563 proofs + 21,448 silver + 1,805 in gold.
Specification: KM 1053: copper-nickel, 28.28 g, 38.6 mm diameter; KM-1053a: .925 fine silver; KM-1053b: 39.94 g, .917 fine gold, AGW 1.1775 oz.
Catalog reference: KM 1053 (copper-nickel), KM 1053a (silver), KM 1053b (gold), S-4556.
- Skingley, Philip, ed., Standard Catalogue of British Coins: Coins of England & the United Kingdom, 46th edition, London: Spink & Son, 2011.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 2001-Date, 13th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2018.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3076, featuring the Allen Moretti Swiss Collection and the James Mossman Collection of Canadian Coinage, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.