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1988 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Proof Coin First Fleet

1988 Two Hundred Dollar Gold Proof Coin First Fleet

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Arguably our most valuable Bicentennial commemorative.

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AUSTRALIA 1988 TWO HUNDRED DOLLAR PROOF Arrival Of First Fleet commemorative

Obverse: Maklouf portrait of Elizabeth II to right

Reverse: Captain Arthur Phillip and Tall Ships

Purity: 91.67%

Weight: 10g

AGW: 0.2947ozt

Arguably our most valuable Bicentennial commemorative.

The Australian commemorative $200 gold coin series was introduced in September 1980, some eight months after the gold price peaked at around US$850 per ounce.

The series ran until 1994, with mintage figures declining each and every year along the way.

The 1988 $200 coin features Captain Arthur Phillip stepping onto Australian soil for the first time.

When you consider that a limited edition $200 coin can be bought for less than $100 above "melt" value, you can see these coins are excellent value for money.

Each coin contains 9.167g of solid 24ct gold, which is equivalent to 0.2947 ozt AGW.