Finland Russian Empire gold 1878 Markkaa XF to AU condition; 1st year of issue – scarce, as large portions of Imperial gold were melted down
Scarce gold coinage of the Grand Duchy of Finland, Alexander II era – 1878 10 Markkaa in XF to Almost Uncirculated condition; 1st year of issue. About 18.9 mm in diameter, weights 3.23 grams; reeded edge. Rare in any shape or form – large quantities of Russian Imperial gold were repeatedly melted down or traded in after WW1; only a small fraction of the original Russian-Finnish gold mintages survived.
We have several scarce Soviet and Imperial Russian gold coins available, please check out our Russian Coins store section for additional listings.
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