Norway 1777-HIAB specie daler Dav-1308
This specimen was lot 21638 in Heritage sale 3010 (Boston, August 2010), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "Christian VII Speciedaler 1777-HIAB, XF45 NGC. Attractively toned and with a striking appearance." This type is recorded for 1776-85 and is the first specie daler that is affordable.
Recorded mintage: 127,000.
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.
- Tucker, Warren, Scott Cordry and John Kraljevich, Heritage Sale 3010: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2010.