Norway 1827 specie daler
This specimen is lot 1401 in Stack's Coin Galleries sale (New York, April 2010). The catalog description noted, "NORWAY. Carl XIV Johan, 1818-1844. Specie Daler, 1827/6 IGP. Kongsberg. Small draped bust r. of the former Napoleonic Marshal Bernadotte. Rv. Crowned shield. Plain edge, some obverse porosity and gray toning, moderate circulation. Extremely Fine. From the Eliasberg Collection." This type was issued by Sweden for Norway 1826-36. Most dates are rare; this one is only scarce.
Recorded mintage: 132,000 (all varieties).
Specification: 29.69 g, .875 fine silver, .812 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: KM 301, Dav-241.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Kraljevich, John, and Frank Van Valen, Coin Galleries: Selections from the Estate of Louis E. Eliasberg, Jr. and other important properties, New York: Stack's, 2010.