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Lot 30255

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30255
Date 1559
Country Sweden
Service Catalog # 764263
Denomination Mark
Description Gustav Vasa Mark 1559, Stockholm mint, SM-120, MS62 NGC. Razor sharp details with subtle silvery-gray toning; very rare grade for this sixteenth century issue. The obverse displays a crowned portrait of Gustav facing right with a long pointed beard. The emergence of the Vasa family eventually led to a powerful State which controlled large portions of northern Europe and the Baltic regions in the 1600s. Realized $3,055.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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