Poland 1831-KG 3 grosze
This specimen was lot 72913 in Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction (Santa Ana, CA, May 2017), where it sold for $164.50. The catalog description noted, "POLAND. 3 Grosze, 1831-KG. NGC AU-55 BN. Revolutionary Coinage. One year type struck during the November uprising "Cadets Revolution"." This issue was struck in 1831 while Poland was rebelling against Russian rule. One zloty equaled fifteen kopeks or thirty groszy. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841.
Recorded mintage: 1,111,774 plus 429,369 of the Tsarist type (KM C109).
Specification: 9.1 g, copper.
Catalog reference: KM C-120.
- 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.