RUSSIA, Tsars of Russia. Anna Ioannovna.
|Sale: Triton XI, Lot: 1559. Estimate $1000.
Closing Date: Monday, 7 January 2008.
Sold For $5750. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.
1730-1740. AR Poltina (13.24 g, 12h). Kadashevsky mint. Dated 1733/2. Б M AHHA IMПEPATPIЦA ICAMOДEPЖ BCEPOCICKAЯ, crowned and cuirassed bust right / MOHETA ПOЛTИHA 1733/2, crowned double-headed imperial eagle facing with wings displayed, holding scepter and orb; above, imperial crown. On edge: lattice. Bitkin 144 var. (no underdate listed); Severin 1109 var. (same); Uzdenikov 708 var. (same). NGC photo graded AU 58, Aside from a few planchet laminations, this coin is nice uncirculated and very select for type with light patina and well struck.
Ex Schweizerischer Bankverein 42 (21 January 1997), lot 2385.
The small head and short neck of this coin is of a style different from the previous lot.