My 1925 2 Kronur
Well after nearly 8 years of searching for a Ex-Fine or better gradable Icelandic 1925 2 Kronur coin with a mintage of only 126,000 coins, My search has finally come to an end with much more then I ever expected result from my NCS/NGC submission. I obtained this coin from a Icelandic coin club auction back in early September. My friend in Iceland went to the auction on my behalf to bid on this coin for me but what was more interesting about this was that the coin was graded at 01 or Ex-fine to AU and my friend circulated around the auction that he was bidding on this coin for a buyer in the U.S. and was told that he was to bid what ever it took to win this coin....Well no one else bidded on this coin so I won this coin at the opening bid of $68 bucks. When he send me the coin I noticed that the coin had a thin layer of film on the coin which made me think that the owner of this coin thought that this was wear so after sending the coin to NCS and then to NGC the coin came back a MS-63. Now with a mintage of only 126,000 coins,,, only 3 to 5 are known or believed to be Mint State in Iceland and NGC was the first TPG to grade such a coin. Up untill now I have been only able to find a VF at best and I would have never thought that I could find such a wonderful coin like this. So to NCS and NGC Thank You for a wonderful job.
Here is a picture of the coin just before submitting it to NCS
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