Poland 1831-KG 10 groszy
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 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.
- Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Rick, et al., The May 2017 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.