Sweden 1827-CB riksdaler specie Dav-351
This specimen was lot 1441 in Stephen Album sale 30 (Santa Rosa, CA, January 2018), where it sold for $1,292.50. The catalog description noted, "SWEDEN: Carl XIV Johan, 1818-1844, AR riksdaler, 1827, initials CB, some hairlines, two-year type with nine angel heads on band around arms, mintage of both types for this date is only 610 pieces, KM values at $1,500! VF, R, Ex Dr. John Lund Collection." This rare type was struck 1827 and 1829 only. The riksdaler was retained after the reform of 1830 as a coin of 34 g, .750 fine silver.
Recorded mintage: 610.
Specification: 29.25 g, .878 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-614, Dav-351.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 30, featuring the George Anderson Collection of Tibetan Coins, the Dr. John W. Lund Collection of Swedish Coins and the Mike Edwards Collection, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.