Sweden 1767-AL 1/8 riksdaler
This specimen was lot 31787 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $381.88. The catalog description noted, "Adolf Frederick I 1/8 Riksdaler 1767-AL, AU55 NGC. Silvery-gray surfaces with somewhat streaky toning, a nicely struck coin with no adjustment marks. Scarce and underrated type. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman/B.G. Johnson." This short-lived denomination was issued 1767-68 only and was superseded by the sixth and third riksdaler.
Recorded mintage: 23,000.
Specification: 3.65 g, .878 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM 487.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- 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.