Norway 1774-IHM 24 skilling
This specimen was lot 24586 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $720. The catalog description noted, "NORWAY. 24 Skilling, 1774-IHM. Christian VII (1766-1808). NGC MS-63. A very difficult type to locate in mint state, Several minor planchet flaws, soft satin luster and quite good eye appeal." This type is listed for 1772-75, 1783 and 1788 and, despite the substantial mintage, is scarce. This denomination was one-fourth of a specie daler and was struck in numerous types 1735-88.
Recorded mintage: 283,000.
Specification: 9.17 g, .562 fine silver.
Catalog reference: H-12A; KM-250; Sieg-11.1.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016..
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.