Sweden 1642-AG riksdaler Dav-4525

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Ponterio sale 158, lot 1307
photo courtesy Ponterio & Associates

This specimen was lot 1307 in Ponterio sale 158 (New York, January 2011), where it sold for $1,495. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWEDEN. Riksdaler, 1642 AG. Christina (1632-54). Very attractive old toning. EXTREMELY FINE." This type was struck 1641-53 with numerous varieties; some have Roman numeral dates (as here) and later issues have Arabic numeral dates. This is a rare date for the type.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 28.77 g, .878 fine silver, .812 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM-187; Dav-4525; AAH-14.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, and Kent Ponterio, Ponterio sale 158: The 2011 N.Y.I.N.C. Auction, Irvine: Bowers and Merena, 2010.

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