Scarce WW1 German occupation Russia 1916J iron 3 KOPEKS Hamburg mint – military coinage for the German-occupied Polish, Ukrainian and Russian “OST” territories; original patina
World War I era German Military Administration (OST) occupation coinage. Struck specifically for the German-occupied western parts of the Russian Empire; 1-year type, Hamburg mint (J mint mark below letters OST). About 28 mm in diameter; weights 8.65 grams. XF condition with light surface pitting on reverse. Only small quantities survived in collectible grades – these iron coins are very corrosion-prone; they were not made to last.
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