Sweden 1770-AL 2 daler

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 30992
Sweden 1770 2 daler rev H3029-30992.jpg

This specimen was lot 30992 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $1,527.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Adolf Frederick 2 Daler 1770-AL, MS64 NGC. A choice example of this elusive one-year type with exceptionally sharp design features and pleasing gray patina. This denomination was equivalent to 2/3 Riksdaler." Later coinage of this size (KM 517 and KM 526) was denominated 2/3 riksdaler, not two daler.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 19.50 g, .878 fine silver.

Catalog reference: KM 504.

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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