Russia 1810-EM HM 2 kopeks
This specimen was lot 10654 in Ponterio sale 169 (Baltimore, November 2012), where it sold for $294. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIA. 2 Kopek, 1810-EM-HM. NGC AU-58 BN." This type was struck in large numbers 1810-30 at Ekaterinburg (shown here) Izhora, Kolyvan and St. Petersburg but few survive in nice condition.
Recorded mintage: 79,364,000.
Catalog reference: KM C118.1; Bit-397.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 169: The November 2012 Baltimore Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2012.