Sweden 1770-AL 2 daler
This specimen was lot 30992 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $1,527.50. The catalog description 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.
- 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.