Denmark 1903-VBP 10 ore

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Denmark 1903 10 ore obv Stacks 1010-392.jpg
Denmark 1903 10 ore rev Stacks 1010-392.jpg
from the Mountain Groan Collection
Denmark 1903 10 ore rev DSLR.jpg
This specimen was lot 392 in Stack's Coin Galleries sale (New York, October 2010), where it sold for $143.75. The catalog description[1] noted,
"DENMARK. Christian IX, 1863-1906. 10 øre, 1903. Obv. Bare head r. Rev. Wheat and dolphin flank '10.' Subtle frosting accents the needle-sharp impression of the dies. Proofs are known of the decimal coinage of this historic reign but they only dreamt of by most numismatists thanks to their remarkable rarity. Gem Brilliant Proof."
This type was struck 1894-1905 and the business strikes are common. This coin was struck to the same standard as the Swedish 10 öre.

Recorded mintage: 3,007,000.

Specification: 1.45 g, .400 fine silver, .018 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 795.2, Sieg 9.1, Hede 16A.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Siegs Møntcatalog 2016: Danmark med Omrader, 48 ed., Frederikssund, Siegs Forlag ApS, 2015.
  • [1]Kraljevich, John, Frank Van Valen and Christine Karstedt, Coin Galleries Mail and Internet Bid Sale, New York: Stack's, 2010.

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