Russia 1832-EM FK kopek

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1650
Russia 1832 kopek rev Ponterio 173-1650.jpg

This specimen was lot 1650 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $646. The catalog description[1] 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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