Scandinavia

1609. Sweden. Karl IX 4 Mark. KM-24. Delz-36. SM.39. Stockholm Mint. Obv: Portrait from chest. Rev: legend divided. Very appealing and conditionally scarce crown with lovely patina. NGC AU-53.

1821-CB. Sweden. Carl XIV Johan (1818-44) Riksdaler. Stockholm Mint. DAV-350. KM-610; Sieg-11; AAH-43. Struck in 1825 to commemorate the tercentenary of the establishment of political and religious freedom. Obv: Bust right. Rev: Portrait medallions of Gustavus Vasa, Gustavus Adolphus, and Frederick I. One year type. Mintage of only 7,339 pieces. Lovely moderately toned uncirculated specimen. Very well struck with very nice surfaces. NGC MS-63.

1659. Denmark. Frederik III (1648–1670) Krone. Copenhagen Mint. DAV-3576; KM-194.5. Commemorating the repulsion of the Swedes and the breaking of the siege at Copenhagen. Obv. Crowned monogram upon mound. Rev. Manus Dei (Hand of God) emerging from clouds to left, severing hand emblematic of the Swedish king, which reaches toward Danish crown. A very popular and interesting issue. Aged to a deep clay hue with scattered charcoal and blue-gray accents throughout.  A popular and highly historical type - the finest of its kind thus far encountered. NGC MS-64.

 

Ex. Jean Elsen Auction 91 (March 2007, Lot 1207)

 

From the Cape Coral Collection of European Crowns, Heritage Signature Auction #3089 (January 21, 2021 Lot 30074)

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