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Lot 30264

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30264
Date 1654
Country Sweden
Service Catalog # 101467
Denomination Riksdaler
Description Carl X Gustaf Riksdaler 1654, Stockholm mint, KM214, SM-14a (without stars on the reverse), MS63 NGC. A most impressive example of this very rare Riksdaler with aged deep gray patina and superb design details. Mint state specimens of this one-year type are virtually unknown and this piece exhibits exceptional eye appeal. Carl X became King upon the abdication of Queen Christina in 1654 and spent most of his time directing military incursions in northern Germany. Realized $18,212.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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