Sweden 1823-CB riksdaler specie Dav-349
This specimen was lot 40792 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "SWEDEN. Riksdaler, 1823. NGC AU-58. Large head variety." This type was struck 1818-27 and is a fairly expensive type. This is a common date for the type. Carl XIV Johan was originally Charles Bernadotte, one of Napoleon's generals. He married into the Swedish royal family and became king himself in 1818. The present dynasty is descended from him.
Recorded mintage: 26,000.
Specification: 29.25 g, .878 fine silver, .825 troy oz ASW.
Catalog reference: Dav-349, KM-593; HAH-44a.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.