Kingdom of Torgu - Estonia NEW 2008 15 Years Cu-Ni Coin

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  • Item Category: Coins & Currency
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Mar 08, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

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Kingdom of Torgu 1/2 LTR. - Estonia NEW 2008 15 Years Cu-Ni Coin

Auction # 546

All the previous years leading upto 2008 are listed in the Bruce catalog of,

"Unusual World Coins"

hopefully this too will be in the next edition.

Mintage is ONLY 50

32 mm in diameter

KINGDOM OF TORGU (situated in Estonia, on a part of Saaremaa/Ösel Island known as the Sõrve Peninsula): Instituted on lands of the former Torgu (Torkenhof) township, by Mr. Kirill Teiter, a member of the “Royalists” faction of the Estonian Riigikogu (Parliament). Its formation was in strict accordance with article 155 of the Constitution. He was a well-known person/voice at the time; he was a police officer and his traffic reports could be heard on the radio.
Many years ago, the Sõrve Peninsula was divided into 2 municipalities: Torgu and Salme. In Soviet times, they were united.
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