Poland 1836-SP PD 20 zlotych

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 ANA sale, lot 21366
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This specimen was lot 21366 in Stack's Bowers ANA Auction (Denver, CO, August 2017), where it sold for $1,762.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "POLAND. 20 Zlotych, 1836. PCGS Genuine--Cleaning, AU Details Secure Holder. Cleaned long ago now lightly toned. Sharply struck with good eye appeal." This issue was struck 1834-39 while Poland was under Russian rule (1815-1918). Twenty zlotych equaled three rubles. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841. The initials ПД are for mintmaster Paul Danilov.

Recorded mintage: 10,007.

Specification: 3.89 g, ..917 fine gold, .114 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: C-136.2; Bit-1077; Parchimowicz-1046.

Sources:

  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2017 Denver ANA Auction: Ancients, Selections from The Richard Stuart Collection & World Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.
  • Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
  • Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.

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