Difference between revisions of "Russia 1921-AG 50 kopeks"
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This specimen was lot 1378 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $329. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIAN S.F.S.R.: AR 50 kopecks, 1921, Soviet issue, mintmaster AT, NGC graded MS65." This type was struck 1921-22 toward the end of the Russian Civil War as the Communists consolidated power. It accompanied a silver ruble (KM Y84).
Recorded mintage: 1,400,000 plus proofs.
Specification: 10 g, .500 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Y-83.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.