Poland 1831-KG 10 groszy

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 Collector's Choice sale, lot 72912
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This specimen was lot 72912 in Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction (Santa Ana, CA, May 2017), where it sold for $446.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "POLAND. 10 Groszy, 1831-KG. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. Sharply struck, lightly toned and quite attractive." This issue was struck in 1831 while Poland was rebelling against Russian rule (1815-1918). One zloty equaled fifteen kopeks or thirty groszy. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841.

Recorded mintage: 6,038,148 plus 4,427,861 of the Tsarist type (KM C113).

Specification: 2.9 g, .192 fine silver, 19 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM C-121.

Source:

  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Rick, et al., The May 2017 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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