Finland 1910-L 20 markkaa

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 50088
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 50088 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $546. The catalog description[1] noted, "FINLAND. 20 Markkaa, 1910-L. NGC MS-63." This type was struck 1879-80, 1891, 1903-04, 1910-13 to the standard of the French twenty francs. Finland obtained her independence from Russia in 1917-18.

Recorded mintage: 201,000.

Specification: 6.45 g, .900 fine gold, 21.3 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: Fr-3; KM-9.2; Sieg-82.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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