Norway 1864 specie daler Dav-245
This specimen was lot 5922 in Goldberg sale 72 (Los Angeles, February 2013), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description 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.
- Ira and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 72: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles, CA: Goldberg Coins & Collectibles, 2013.