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Triton XXII, Lot: 1324. Estimate $500.
Sold for $300. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

RUSSIA, Empire. Ekaterina II Velikaya (the Great). 1762-1796. CU 5 Kopeks (45mm, 39.82 g, 12h). Sestroretsk mint. Dated 1763 C[M]. Crowned script IЄ II monogram within laurel and palm wreath; 17 63 (date) across field / Crowned double-headed imperial eagle facing with wings displayed, holding scepter and orb, coat-of-arms of Moskva framed by Order of St. Andrei Первозванного (the First Called) on breast; crown above; с м flanking tail. Edge: cross hatched. Diakov 33; Bitkin 596; Uzdenikov 2635; Brekke 198. VF, brown surfaces, light porosity. Overstruck on a 1762 10 kopeks of Petr III Fyodorovitch, itself overstruck on an uncertain Ekaterinburg mint issue. Rare.