Finland 1882-S 10 markkaa
This specimen was lot 50097 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $417. The catalog description noted, "FINLAND. 10 Markkaa, 1882-S. NGC MS-64." This type is listed for 1879-82 and was struck to the standard of a French gold ten francs.
Recorded mintage: 386,000.
Specification: 3.22 g, .900 fine gold, .093 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-5; KM-8.2; Bitkin-229.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.