Poland 1924 2 zlote

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 Collector's Choice sale, lot 71422
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Goldberg sale 104, lot 4393
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The first specimen was lot 71422 in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, May 2018), where it sold for $900. The catalog description[1] noted, "POLAND. 2 Zloty, 1924. Philadelphia Mint. NGC MS-62. Just a light veneer of tone over soft satin luster." This specimen was lot 4393 in Goldberg sale 104 (Los Angeles, June 2018), where it sold for $1,092. The catalog description[2] noted, "Poland. 2 Zlote, 1924. Struck at the Philadelphia mint. Tied for the highest graded. NGC graded MS-63. Collection of Foreign Coins Struck at United States Mints." This type was struck 1924-25 at Paris, Heaton, Philadelphia (shown here) and London. It is not rare but is seldom seen in nice condition. It was accompanied by a similar one zloty (KM Y15).

Recorded mintage: 800,000 plus 8,200,000 (Paris) plus 1,200,000 (Heaton).

Specification: 10 g, .750 fine silver, 27 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM-Y16; Parchimowicz-109c.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The May 2018 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.
  • [2]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 104: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2018

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