Russia 1851-BM kopek

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 30910
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This specimen was lot 30910 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $538.15. The catalog description[1] noted, "RUSSIA. Kopek, 1851-BM. Warsaw Mint. NGC MS-63 BN. From the Demarete Collection." The type was struck 1850-55 at Ekaterinburg and Warsaw (shown here).

Recorded mintage: 797,000.

Specification: 4 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM-C-149.3; Bit-867.

Source:

  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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