Sweden 1852-AG 1/16 riksdaler

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 31821
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 31821 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $329. The catalog description[1] noted, "Oscar I 1/16 Riksdaler 1852-AG, MS63 NGC. A very choice specimen with handsome, variegated tone." This type is noted for 1845-55 but was dropped in the reform of 1855. In the reform of 1830, the twelfth, sixth and third riksdalers were dropped for eighth, quarter and half riksdalers.

Recorded mintage: 934,000.

Specification: 2.13 g, .750 fine silver, 17.7 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 665, Ahlström-50.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • [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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