Sweden 1828 1/4 skilling

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 31801
Sweden 1828 quarter skilling rev H3029-31801.jpg

This specimen was lot 31801 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $258.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "Carl XIV Johan 1/4 Skilling 1828, MS64 Red Brown NGC. A choice example with fully struck details and plenty of mint red. Very scarce in this superior grade. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman/B.G. Johnson." Prior to the reform of 1830, 48 skilling = one riksdaler. This is a common date of a type struck 1819-30. The denomination was terminated in 1833.

Recorded mintage: 4,320,000.

Specification: 4.3 g, copper, 25.5-26 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 595.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [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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