Mozambique 1985 2000 meticais
This specimen was lot 2404 in Goldberg sale 91 (Los Angeles, June 2016), where it sold for $1,175. The catalog description noted, "Mozambique. 2000 Meticais, 1985 NGC PF69 UC. For the 10th Anniversary of Independence. Map and star. NGC graded Proof 69 Ultra Cameo." This commemorative was accompanied by a 250 meticais in silver and copper-nickel (KM 107 and 107a). It is rare.
Recorded mintage: 100 pieces.
Specification: 17.5 g, .917 fine gold, 0.5159 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-10; KM-108.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 91: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2016.