Russia 1832-EM FK kopek
This specimen was lot 1650 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $646. The catalog description noted, "RUSSIA. Kopek, 1832-EM OX. NGC MS-62 BN." This is a product of the Ekaterinburg mint with Fedor Khvochinski as the mintmaster. This type is reported for 1831-38.
Recorded mintage: 3,400,000.
Specification: 4 g, copper.
Catalog reference: Bitkin 518, KM C138.1, Brekke-82.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Bitkin, Vladimir, Composite Catalogue of Russian Coins, Part II (1740-1917), Kiev: Moneta, 2003.
- Brekke, B. F., The Copper Coinage of Imperial Russia, 1700-1917, New York, Galerie des Monnaies, 1977, with 1987 supplement.
- Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.