Sweden 1914-W 50 ore
This specimen was lot 31047 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $499.38. The catalog description noted, "Gustaf V 50 Ore 1914-W, MS66 NGC. A superb example with full mint brilliance and just hint of gray and gold toning in the legends. Very scarce early date in Mint State. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson." This type is listed for 1911-19 and 1927-39. The early dates, including this one, are scarce compared to the later dates.
Recorded mintage: 378,448.
Specification: 5 g, .600 fine silver, 22 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 788.
- 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.