Denmark 1798-HIAB speciedaler Dav-1313

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Heritage sale 3021, lot 23723
Denmark 1798 rigsdaler rev Heritage 3024-23723.jpg

This specimen was lot 23723 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Christian VII Rigsdaler Species 1798 HIAB-B, MS64 NGC, a superb example with boldly struck features and aged cabinet patina. Highly attractive, one of the nicer Danish Speciesdalers we have seen." This type was issued 1798-99 with similar speciedalers noted for 1795-97. It is scarce but not as rare as the "albertdaler".

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.89 g, .875 fine silver, .812 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 651.3, Dav-1313.


  • [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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Siegs Møntcatalog 2016: Danmark med Omrader, 48 ed., Frederikssund, Siegs Forlag ApS, 2015.* Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.

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