||Gustav IV Adolf gold Ducat 1798-OL, KM545, Fr-76, SM-7, MS62 NGC. Second bust of the King with a long flowing peruke. Fully lustrous and attractive with bold details and no adjustment marks. A rare and underrated type and date, noted as R in Ahlstrom, Sveriges Mynt. Gustav IV Adolf was the son of Gustav III and was forced to abdicate the throne in 1809 as his intemperate foreign policies resulted in the loss of eastern Sweden and Finland. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $7,637.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.