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This specimen was lot 34552 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), where it sold for $690. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[Russia]]: Alexander II Rouble 1881 CПБ-HФ AU58 NGC, St. Petersburg mint, Well struck with reddish-gold toning. There is little, or no, rubbing on the high points." This type was struck 1859-85 in respectable quantities but not so many as the prior type (Dav-283). Assayer's initials HΦ = Nicolai Follendorf
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This specimen was lot 34552 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), where it sold for $690. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[Russia]]: Alexander II Rouble 1881 CПБ-HФ AU58 NGC, St. Petersburg mint, Well struck with reddish-gold toning. There is little, or no, rubbing on the high points." This type was struck 1859-85 in respectable quantities but not so many as the prior type (Dav-283). Assayer's initials HΦ = Nicolai Follendorf, who operated 1877-82.
  
''Recorded mintage:'' limonite.
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''Recorded mintage:'' 699,000.
  
 
''Specification:'' 20.73 g, .868 fine silver.  
 
''Specification:'' 20.73 g, .868 fine silver.  

Latest revision as of 22:33, 14 January 2020

Heritage sale 3076, lot 34552
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This specimen was lot 34552 in Heritage sale 3076 (Long Beach, CA, September 2019), where it sold for $690. The catalog description[1] noted, "Russia: Alexander II Rouble 1881 CПБ-HФ AU58 NGC, St. Petersburg mint, Well struck with reddish-gold toning. There is little, or no, rubbing on the high points." This type was struck 1859-85 in respectable quantities but not so many as the prior type (Dav-283). Assayer's initials HΦ = Nicolai Follendorf, who operated 1877-82.

Recorded mintage: 699,000.

Specification: 20.73 g, .868 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-Y25, Bit-41, Dav-289.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
  • [1]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.

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