Sweden 1625 ore KM-106.2

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 Collector's Choice sale, lot 72987
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This specimen was lot 72987 in Stack's Bowers Collectors Choice Online Auction (Santa Ana, CA, May 2017), where it sold for $164.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWEDEN. Ore Klippe, 1625. Gustav II Adolf (1611-32). NGC EF-40 BN. Slightly soft strike but nevertheless all elements including the corded border are present. Little actual wear can be seen and any which was accrued was so long ago as virtually the entire surface is deeply toned a pleasing Brazil nut dark brown." This denomination was struck in billon and copper from numerous mints. This type is listed for 1625-27 and is common in low grade.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.3 g, copper.

Catalog reference: KM-106.2; AAH-123.

Source:

  • Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 4th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2008.
  • [1]Ponterio, Rick, et al., The May 2017 Collector's Choice Sale, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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