Sweden 1910-W 25 ore

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from Goldberg sale 98, lot 3171
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This specimen was lot 3171 in Goldberg sale 98 (Los Angeles, June 2017), where it sold for $529. The catalog description[1] noted, "Sweden. Proof 25 Ore, 1910-W. Gustav V, 1907-1950. A very elusive proof strike on the occasion of King Gustav's first coinage of the 25 Ore denomination. Brilliant, sharply struck and rare. NGC graded Specimen 64." This type is listed for 1910-19 and 1927-41. Large cross and small cross varieties exist.

Recorded mintage: 2,043,936.

Specification: 2.42 g, .600 fine silver, 17 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 785.

Source:

  • [1]Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, John Lavender, Yifu Che, Jason Villareal and Stephen Harvey, Goldberg Sale 98: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2017.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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