10 Marka

10 Marka -  obverse10 Marka -  reverse

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Features

Issuer Estonia
Period Republic (1918-1940)
Type Non-circulating coin
Year 1926
Value 10 Marka (10)
Currency Mark (1918-1927)
Composition Nickel brass (70% Copper, 20% Zinc, 10% Nickel)
Weight 6.25 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized 1926
Number N# 17472
Numista type number (https://numista.com)
References KM# 8
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Three lions facing left on shield within wreath.

Engraver: Georg Vestenberg

Reverse

Denomination above date.

Lettering:
EESTI VABARIIK
10
MARKA
1926

Translation: Republic of Estonia

Engraver: Georg Vestenberg

Edge

Milled

Comments

Out of the 860,260 coins minted in total, 860,000 were melted down, and only 10 pieces survived. The other 250 belong to a set of specimens ordered by the Bank of Estonia in 1929.

The mintage in the Standard Catalog of World Coins (Krause),  2,789,400, is incorrect.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1926  860 260 (fr) rare

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