Poland 1822-IB 10 zlotych
This specimen was lot 24800 in Heritage sale 3030 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $10,575. The catalog description noted, "Alexander I 10 Zlotych 1822-IB, AU58 PCGS, a most attractive piece with well-struck details and rich gray toning. The surfaces retain an appealing gloss and display just a few tiny contact marks. Very rare in this quality and a coin with excellent eye appeal." This issue was struck 1820-22 while Poland was under Russian rule (1815-1918). Ten zlotych equaled one and a half rubles. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841.
Recorded mintage: 233.
Specification: 31.1 g, .868 fine silver, .868 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM C101.1, Dav-248.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3030, featuring the RLM Collection, the Isaac Rudman Collection, the Hans Cook Collection and the Collection of Donald E. Bently, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.