Montenegro 1914 5 perpera
This specimen was lot 5904 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $368. The catalog description noted, "Montenegro. 5 Perpera, 1914. Nicholas I. Head right. NGC graded EF-45." This type was struck in Vienna 1912 and 1914 and was the last silver issue from this country, which was absorbed into Yugoslavia in 1918.
Recorded mintage: 20,002.
Specification: 24 g, .900 fine silver (matches the Austrian 5 corona).
Catalog reference: Dav-223; KM-15.
- 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.
- Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.