Russia 1810-SP FG 10 kopeks KM-C119a
This specimen was lot 1568 in Stacks-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $3,525. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIA. 10 Kopek (Grivennik), 1810-CNBOT. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. Lovely satiny surfaces with an abundance of minty luster. Tied with one other example at this grade, with only one certified finer. Sharply struck." This type is noted for 1808-10 and shares this date with KM C127 (wreath added to reverse) which was struck 1810-26. The later type is much more common.
Recorded mintage: 77,000 (including KM C127).
Specification: 2.073 g, .868 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM C-119a; Bit-93.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.