Greece 1894-A 5 lepta

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Ponterio sale 169, lot 22219
Greece 1894A 5 lepta rev Ponterio 169-22219.jpg

This specimen was lot 22219 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $394. The catalog description[1] noted, "GREECE. 5 Lepta, 1894-A. NGC MS-64. Lustrous and attractive." King George ruled 1863-1913. This type was struck 1894-95. It was accompanied by ten and twenty lepta.

Recorded mintage: 4,000,000.

Specification: copper-nickel.

Catalog reference: KM-58; Geo-153.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.

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