Switzerland 1882-B 10 rappen

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Heritage sale 3064, lot 33867
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This specimen was lot 33867 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $384. The catalog description[1] noted, "Confederation 10 Rappen 1882-B MS67 NGC, Bern mint. A glimmering gem of the type, seldom accounted finer, and the highest graded example in the NGC census." This type was struck 1879-1980 without change. The 1882 is not rare but more recent issues, minted in larger quantity and extensively saved, are much cheaper.

Recorded mintage: 3,000,000, a better date but not rare.

Specification: 3 g, copper-nickel, 19.15 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 27.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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