Sweden 1914-W 25 ore
This specimen was lot 31871 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $258.50. The catalog description noted, "Gustaf V Proof 25 Ore 1914-W, PR66 NGC. A gorgeous coin with brilliant luster and attractive toning. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson." This type is listed for 1910-19 and 1927-41. The early dates, including this one, are scarce compared to the later dates.
Recorded mintage: 3,719,232.
Specification: 2.42 g, .600 fine silver, 17 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 785.
- 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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 42nd ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.