Norway 1908 2 kroner
This specimen was lot 4174 in Stack's-Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $282. The catalog description noted, "NORWAY. 2 Kroner, 1908. NGC MS-63. Lightly toned." This type is noted for 1908-17 but, despite the steady production, it is rather scarce. It is the last of the denomination.
Recorded mintage: 200,000.
Specification: 15 g, .800 fine silver, .383 troy oz ASW, 31 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM-370; Sieg-66.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2015 NYINC Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the John W. Adams and Ray Czabor Collections, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.