Sweden 1562 daler Dav-8701

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 30259
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30259 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $8,812.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "High-Grade Classic Swedish Rarity Eric XIV Daler 1562, Stockholm mint, XF45 NGC. A most impressive example of this rare daler with fine gray patina and well-struck details. The only flaw is a light old-time scratch on the coat of arms on the reverse, barely noticeable. A classic rarity in the Swedish series and highly elusive in this superior quality." Davenport lists this for 1561-63.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver.

Catalog reference: SM-6, Davenport-8701.

Source:

  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1484-1600, Frankfurt: Numismatischer Verlag, 1977.
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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