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This specimen was lot 33660 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $361.20. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Nicholas II 2 Kopecks 1899-CПБ MS66 Brown NGC, Rosenkranz Works in St. Petersburg mint. An essentially flawless example with bluish-brown patina over fully lustrous surfaces and no mentionable flaws." This type is listed for 1867-1914. The nineteenth century dates are scarce in nice condition but the later dates are common with, of course, the exception of the proofs.  
 
This specimen was lot 33660 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $361.20. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Nicholas II 2 Kopecks 1899-CПБ MS66 Brown NGC, Rosenkranz Works in St. Petersburg mint. An essentially flawless example with bluish-brown patina over fully lustrous surfaces and no mentionable flaws." This type is listed for 1867-1914. The nineteenth century dates are scarce in nice condition but the later dates are common with, of course, the exception of the proofs.  

Latest revision as of 00:14, 14 September 2019

Heritage sale 3073, lot 33660
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 33660 in Heritage sale 3073 (Chicago, April 2019), where it sold for $361.20. The catalog description[1] noted, "Nicholas II 2 Kopecks 1899-CПБ MS66 Brown NGC, Rosenkranz Works in St. Petersburg mint. An essentially flawless example with bluish-brown patina over fully lustrous surfaces and no mentionable flaws." This type is listed for 1867-1914. The nineteenth century dates are scarce in nice condition but the later dates are common with, of course, the exception of the proofs.

Recorded mintage: 17,500,000.

Specification: 6.6 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM-Y10.2, Bit-301.

Source:

  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Brekke, B. F., The Copper Coinage of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917, New York, Galerie des Monnaies, 1977, with 1987 supplement.
  • 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, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano and Warren Tucker, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3073, featuring the Lake County Collection of British coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2019.

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