SOLD: HK-873 1949 United Nations Monetary Pattern Gold SCD


Reference HK-873
Date 1946
Grade MS 61
Price $2,950.00
Item # 3571
Metal Gold

Struck in Gold, 31.79 grams, .900 fine, 28.61 AGW. A common worldwide currency proposed by Abe Kosoff and Hans Schulman in 1945 when the United Nations came into being. Reportedly a specimen was sent to the U.S. Mint director, who opposed its use, stating that it was Treasury department policy to to discourage manufacture of any item that looked so much like a coin.