Sweden 1769-AL riksdaler specie Dav-1732
This specimen was lot 30993 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $2,115. The catalog description noted, "Adolf Frederick Riksdaler 1769-AL, MS63 NGC. Variety with 9 heads in the chain. Nicely toned and original with underlying luster, small natural flan flaws on the obverse." This type is listed for 1768-69 only but is not scarce in circulated condition.
Recorded mintage: 123,000.
Catalog reference: KM 490.2, Dav-1732.
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- 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.