Poland 1832-HG zloty

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 13325
Poland 1832 zloty rev P177-13325.jpg

This specimen was lot 13325 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $4,700. The catalog description[1] noted, "POLAND. Zloty-15 Kopeks, 1832-HT. NGC MS-64. Eagle type." This specimen sold for many multiples of catalog value and is likely rarer than the SCWC acknowledges. This type superseded a larger type (KM C114.1, 4.55 g, .593 fine silver) with the tsar's bust on the obverse. This issue was struck 1832-41 in St. Petersburg while Poland was under Russian rule (1815-1918). One zloty equaled fifteen kopeks. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841.

Recorded mintage: 48,900.

Specification: 3.1 g, .868 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM C-129; Parchimowicz-1031a.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.

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