Norway 1776-HIAB specie daler Dav-1308

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Ponterio sale 168, lot 40707
photo courtesy Stack's-Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 40707 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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