Denmark 1523 gulden Dav-8220

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Heritage sale 3024, lot 23719
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 23719 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Christian II Silver Gulden 1523, VF Details NGC (Graffiti), struck at Malmoe, Sweden and considered to be the first Taler sized coin of Scandinavia. Very rare and attractively toned, light H shaped graffiti to the right of the coat of arms on the reverse and a natural edge crack at 2 o'clock on the obverse." Davenport lists similar coins for 1516 and 1518.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: Dav-8220.


  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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