Russia 1894 AG 50 kopeks
This specimen was lot 21803 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it sold for $632.50. The catalog description noted, "Alexander III 50 Kopecks 1894 AГ, Bust right/Crowned Imperial eagle with date and value, MS61 NGC. Lustrous and well struck with light golden toning." This type is listed for 1886-94. All dates are scarce. Alexander III ruled 1881-94.
Recorded mintage: unknown but the most common date.
Specification: 10 g, .900 fine silver, .289 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Bitkin 87, KM-Y45.
- Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.
- 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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.