Montenegro 1909 5 perpera
This specimen was lot 10570 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $5,875. The catalog description noted, "MONTENEGRO. 5 Perpera, 1909. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. One year type. Very scarce in this condition." Davenport notes that this type was struck in Paris, while the succeeding type of 1912 and 1914 (Dav-223) was made in Vienna. Montenegro was incorporated into Yugoslavia in 1918-19.
Recorded mintage: 300,000.
Specification: 24 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-6, Dav-222.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.