Yugoslavia 1932 50 dinara

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CNG Lissner sale, lot 1137
from the Mountain Groan Collection
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The first specimen was lot 1137 in Classical Numismatic Group's sale of the Lissner Collection (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $314.60. The catalog description[1] noted, "YUGOSLAVIA, Kingdom. Aleksandar I. 1921-1934. AR 50 Dinara. Kovnica, A.D. (Belgrade) mint. Dated 1932. In NGC encapsulation graded MS 64. Choice toned uncirculated with just a hint of violet iridescence. There are none of this date graded higher than MS 64. An exceptionally difficult coin to find this nice. Purchased from Ted Uhl, June 1974." This one year type was also struck in London. It is the only coin from this country to have a Davenport number.

Recorded mintage: 5,500,000.

Specifications: 23.33 g, .750 fine silver, 36 mm diameter, the first specimen Ø36 mm, 23.00 g, 6h axis.

Catalog reference: KM 16, Dav-408.

Sources:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Teller, M. Louis, and Victor England, Jr., The Richard Lissner Collection, Lancaster, PA: Classical Numismatic Group, 2014.

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