Norway 1650-PG specie daler Dav-3588
This specimen was lot 3136 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $5,875. The catalog description noted, "Norway. Speciedaler, 1650-PG. Frederick III, 1648-1670. Crowned bust right. Reverse: Norwegian lion. Expertly repaired on the edge. Toned. Very Fine." This type, struck 1649-51, is quite expensive.
Recorded mintage: 45,000.
Specification: 28.72 g, .875 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 37, Dav-3588.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.