Lithuania 1567 groschen

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from Heritage sale 3049, lot 31314
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This specimen was lot 31314 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $588.68. The catalog description[1] noted, "Lithuania. Sigismund II August Groschen 1567 XF45 NGC, Vilnius mint. Moderately toned with well-struck details and attractive surfaces. A very uncommon issue to be found in such fine quality." In the sixteenth century, Lithuania comprised the northeast half of the kingdom of Poland whose monarch ruled the two regions separately.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Gum-610, kop-3285.


  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3049, featuring the Ohio Valley Collection, the Redwood Collection and the F.P. Briand Collection, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2016.

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