Sweden 1914 5 ore
This specimen was lot 31042 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description noted, "Gustaf V 5 Ore 1914, MS65 Brown NGC. Lightly toned and original with considerable underlying mint luster. Very scarce low-mintage date in Mint State." This type is listed for 1909-42 and 1950. This date is not rare but early dates are much more expensive than those of the thirties and forties.
Recorded mintage: 400,100.
Specification: 8 g, bronze, 27 mm diameter.
Catalog reference: KM 779.2.
- 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.