Sweden 1852-AG 1/16 riksdaler
This specimen was lot 31821 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $329. The catalog description 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.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- 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.