Rare coin 1982 year issue - Poland. Beautiful, original and scare Ultra Cameo ( Frosted ), Polish gold coin, 1,000 zlotych, with Pope John Paul II ( Papiez Jan Pawel II ) in uncirculated - PROOF Condition. Coin is graded by NGC to be PF69, the highest for a 26 year old coin. Low mintage: only 1,700 coins released listed - Fischer Catalog # KZ 003! This is super nice papal coin. Coin was minted in Switzerland - Mint CHI in year 1982 to commemorate his Holiness first Visit to Poland since becoming the Pope. Coin was stored for years, slabbed and kept in a plastic bag for protection of the holder, see pictures below. Just for your information, very few of these coins reached the Polish market, many were melted and rest are stored by private collectors. This is one of the first Polish gold coin with the Polish Pope John Paul II -- Very Rare coin. Prices for these coins are going up very fast. Bid with confidence, see my feedback. Listed in the Fischer Catalog as # KZ 003, Metal: Gold / Au.9001,000 zl w/ Pope John Paul II VISIT (Proof - Stempel Lustrzany). Diameter 18 mm, weight 3.4 grams. Mintage Only 1700 pcs.This coin is graded and sealed by known company NGC - Numismatic Guarantee Corporation! Right now, the stock market is hitting lows and prices are increasing on everything from groceries to a gallon of gasoline and gold/silver. This time is the best to invest your money into collectibles like coins or bars especially Polish coins. Once Poland will change money / currency into Euro, than value of those coins will be very high. Some Polish Online stores are asking 21,000 zlotych (~ $8,750) for the similar with marks, and not graded coin. Coin price 15 November 2008 2950 * It's realy rare coin. Poland.
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