Russia 1840-SP NG 20 kopeks

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Sincona sale 18, lot 3203
This specimen was lot 3203 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 140 (about US$184 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"20 Kopeken 1840. St. Petersburg. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Russia, twenty kopeks of 1840, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type, listed for 1832-58, is more common than the preceding (KM C158).

Recorded mintage: 2,075,000.

Specification: 4.14 g, .868 fine silver, this specimen 4.34 g.

Catalog reference: Bitkin 322, KM-C165.


  • 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.
  • Harris, Robert P., Guidebook of Russian Coins, 1725 to 1970, Santa Cruz, CA: Bonanza Press, 1971.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, & Banknotes: Auction 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.

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