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Lot 30292

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30292
Date 1660
Country Swedish Possessions
Service Catalog # 105270
Description Livonia-Latvia. Carl XI of Sweden Taler 1660-IM, Riga mint, Ahlstr?m-92b, KM56.2, Dav-4596, MS64 NGC. Towers with single flags. A gorgeous coin with full mint brilliance and soft original toning. The details on the obverse are particularly choice. Very rare in this elite quality and certainly among the finest extant. Riga became a Swedish possession in 1621 when it fell to the Swedish army under Gustav II Adolf. Realized $18,800.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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