Russia 1914-SP 1/2 kopek

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Sincona sale 19, lot 1003

This specimen was lot 1003 in Sincona sale 19 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 60 (about US$75 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted, "½ Kopeck 1914, St. Petersburg Mint. Uncirculated." This type was minted St. Petersburg 1908-14 in large numbers.

Recorded mintage: 14,000,000.

Specification: 1.6 g, copper, 16 mm diameter, this specimen 1.69 g.

Catalog reference: KM Y-48.1; Bitkin 274.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [1]Shiryakov, I. V., and Jürg Richter, The Sincona Collection, Part 3 and Russian Coins & Medals from Other Properties, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.

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