Norway 1864 specie daler Dav-245

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Goldberg sale 72, lot 5922
Norway 1865 speciedaler rev Goldberg 72-5922.jpg

This specimen was lot 5922 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description[2] noted, "Norway. 1 Specie Daler, 1865. Charles XV, 1859-1872. Re-toned. NGC graded Very Fine, Details (Excessive Surface Hairlines)." This type, recorded for 1864-69, is now rare. It was struck to the Danish standard (Dav-75) rather than the larger Swedish riksdaler (Dav-356).

Recorded mintage: 130,000.

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

Catalog reference: Dav-245; KM-325.


  • 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.
  • [2]Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.

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