Poland 1580 3 groschen
This specimen was lot 31293 in Heritage sale 3049 (Long Beach, September 2016), where it sold for $4,230. The catalog description noted, "Stephan Bathory 3 Groszy (Trojak) 1580 VF35 NGC, Olkusz mint, A very attractive presentation, evenly circulated with no egregious surface marks, the deep gray tone brightening towards the centers."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: Iger-O.80.7b (R6).
- 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.