Norway 1659-FG specie daler Dav-3607

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Sincona sale 6, lot 1898
This specimen was lot 1898 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 4,500 CHF (about US$5,537 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"NORWEGEN Friedrich III. 1648-1670. Speciesdaler 1659. Geharnischtes, gekröntes Brustbild nach rechts. Rv. Löwe mit Streitaxt im Lorbeerkranz. Sehr schön-gutes sehr schön. (Norway, Frederick III, 1648-70, specie daler of 1659. Obverse: armored, crowned bust to right; reverse: lion with long handled ax in laurel wreath, very fine.)"
This type, listed for 1659-62, is rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.78 g, .875 fine silver; this specimen is 28,69 g.

Catalog reference: NM 83B, Dav-3607, KM 54.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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