Denmark 1798-HIAB speciedaler Dav-1313
This specimen was lot 23723 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $2,937.50. The catalog description 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.
- 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.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.