Norway 1846 specie daler Dav-243

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Heritage sale 3021, lot 22368
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 22368 in Heritage sale 3021 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Oscar I of Sweden Speciedaler 1846, XF45 NGC, lightly toned with a trace of luster in the legends, small rim nick at 1 o'clock on the obverse. Scarce type and grade." This type, recorded for 1846-57, is now scarce. It was struck to the Danish standard (Dav-75) rather than the larger Swedish riksdaler (Dav-356).

Recorded mintage: 67,000.

Specification: 28.89 g, .875 fine silver, .812 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: KM 317, Dav-243.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3021, featuring the Cecil Webster, Richard P. Ariagno and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collection, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2012.

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