Sweden 1914-W 2 kronor
This specimen was lot 31062 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $705. The catalog description noted, "Gustaf V Proof 2 Kronor 1914-W, PR66 NGC. A sharply struck example of this very scarce date with aged gray and gold patina and full underlying mint brilliance. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson." This type, featuring the new king Gustav V, was issued 1910-15 and 1922-40. Most of the dates are readily available in grades up to Extremely Fine tho this one is scarce. The SCWC does not mention proofs.
Recorded mintage: 191,905.
Specification: 15 g, .800 fine silver, 31 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 787.
- 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.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1901-2000, 47th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.