Sweden 1545 daler Dav-8698
This specimen was lot 4886 in Goldberg sale 65 (Los Angeles, September 2011), where it sold for $1,265. The catalog description noted, "Sweden. Daler, 1545. Gustaf I Vasa, 1521-1560. Half figure with sword and orb right with shield below. Reverse: Standing Savior. Toned. NGC graded Extremely Fine, Details (Tooled)." Davenport lists this type, along with closely related dalers, for 1542-50 (Dav-8697 and -8698) and 1559 (Dav-8699).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Catalog reference: SM-158; Dav-8698.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
- Goldberg, Ira, and Larry Goldberg, Goldberg sale 65: The Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2011.