Sweden 1654 riksdaler Dav-4528

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Ponterio sale 173, lot 1685
Sweden 1654 riksdaler rev Ponterio 173-1685.jpg

This specimen was lot 1685 in Ponterio sale 173 (New York, January 2013), where it sold for $10,869. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWEDEN. Riksdaler, 1654. PCGS AU-50 Secure Holder. Karl X Gustav (1654-60). Mint mark with stars. Toned." This one year type is the only riksdaler of Karl X, the next issue of this denomination being in 1676 (Dav-4538). It is rare.

Recorded mintage: 4,000

Specification: 28.77 g, .878 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM-214; AAH-14a, Dav-4528.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1600-1700, Galesburg, IL, 1974.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio Sale 173: The January NYINC 2013 Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.

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