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Finland 1 and 2 Markka  1864 to 1893
Finland 1 and 2 Markka 1864 to 1893

These are nice silver coins with the old Byzantine double-headed eagle from Finland. The 1 and 2 markka denominations were minted in silver, and a few dates can be quite valuable.

Below are some approximate catalog values for these coins. As always, catalog values apply to coins without any problems, such as scratches, stains, cleanings, nicks, gouges, corrosion, and the like.

1 MARKKA (0.145 troy ounces silver)
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $15
well preserved: $40
fully uncirculated: $125
1 markkas dated 1864, 1867, and 1872 are more rare and catalog at about twice these values

2 MARKKA (0.289 troy ounces silver)
worn: $15 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $30
well preserved: $75
fully uncirculated: $200
2 markkas dated 1866 are more rare and catalog at about twice these values

Apply the concepts outlined on our Important Terminology page to properly interpret these catalog values.

Coin: 13283 , Genre: Orthodox and Slavic
Requested by: t-bone, Fri, 14-Dec-2012 19:06:18 GMT
Answered by: Chris, Fri, 17-May-2013 23:40:56 GMT
Reviewed by Chris - Appraisal OK, Mon, 01-Dec-2014 00:28:39 GMT
Requester description: 1865 94.48 kappaletta naulasta hopeata/ double headed eagle with lion shield
Tags: finland 1 2 markka markken markkaa 48 kappaletta naulasta hopeata double headed head eagle lion shield doubling doubled doubble twoheaded doubles oneheaded heads eaglets egals eaglea eable egal eagles eag ealge eagel arms sheild coats shiled crests shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon insignia arm shelid coat crested crest chevron creast shields crown tiara ribbon scepter wreath crowned crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths

  

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