Norway 1776-HIAB specie daler Dav-1308
This specimen was lot 40707 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "NORWAY. Speciedaler, 1776-HIAB. NGC AU-53. Christian VII (1766-1808). Dark toned." This type is recorded for 1776-85 and is the first specie daler that is affordable. This specimen was later offered in Ponterio sale 173 as lot 1615 and sold for $1,028.
Recorded mintage: 206,000.
Specification: 28.89 g, .875 fine silver.
Catalog reference: Dav-1308; Sieg-17; ABH-3; KM-253.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.