Poland 1840-MW 10 groszy
This specimen was lot 1384 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $94. The catalog description noted, "POLAND: Nicholas I, Czar of Russia, 1825-1855, AR 10 groszy, 1840-WW, NGC graded MS64." This type was struck 1835-41 and comes with and without mintmark. Ten groszy equaled five kopeks or one third of a zloty. Russian coinage for Poland ended in 1841.
Recorded mintage: 63,349,000 (sic).
Specification: 2.9 g, .192 fine silver, 19 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-113a.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.