Sweden 1767-AL 1/8 riksdaler

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 31787
Sweden 1767 1-8 riksdaler rev H3029-31787.jpg

This specimen was lot 31787 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $381.88. The catalog description[1] 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 This short-lived denomination was issued 1767-68 only and was superseded by the sixth and third riksdaler.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.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [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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