There are currently no items available for purchase in this Department. Search our Auction Archives below to find item values.
Opening Bid :
Current Bid:
Reserve Amount:

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).


Notice: You are the current high bidder on this lot, but the next highest bid is within one increment. That means that any additional bids on this lot will outbid you. To increase your chances of winning, enter your highest maximum bid.

You are the current high bidder on this lot with a secret maximum bid of %bidPretty%.
(%bidBP% w/Buyer's Premium (BP) Buyer's Premium).

You are the current high bidder on this lot.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% has been outbid.

Your secret maximum bid of %bidPretty% does not meet the reserve.

(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Your secret maximum bid does not meet the reserve.
(Sign-In to see your maximum bid)

Lot
20737

Denmark: Christian VII Danish Asiatic Company Piastre 1777 - The Greenland Dollar,...

2009 September Long Beach, CA Signature World Coin Auction #3006

 
Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
Auction Ended On: Sep 10, 2009
Item Activity: 4 Internet/mail/phone bidders Number of Bidders
11,497 page views
Location:

Long Beach Convention Center
100 S. Pine Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90802

Description:
The Famous Greenland Dollar
Christian VII Danish Asiatic Company Piastre 1777 - The Greenland Dollar, KM639.2, Davenport 412, Salv-52, AU58 NGC, highly appealing old-time cabinet patina with traces of luster in the legends. The Greenland Dollar is a bit of a misnomer in that it was struck for trade in the Orient, but includes the Danish island territories on the coin, namely Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands. The design of the coin was inspired by the dominant Asian trade coin, the Spanish colonial pillar 8 Reales. This variety utilizes the ISLAN spelling for Iceland, rather than ISLAND. Salveson knew of 21 examples of this variety with 12 in museums. The Greenland Dollar is prized by collectors of Scandinavia, world crowns and trade dollars, and is easily one of the most famous coins ever struck.

View large image(s) of this item

Service and Handling Description: Coins & Currency (view shipping information)

Sales Tax information  | NGC Coin Grading Guarantee  |  Terms and Conditions

Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

Find Auction Prices for Comparable Items:

Photographs:
Sign-in or Join (free & quick) to see the full image




FLOOR AUCTIONS View All
Open For Bidding
Coming Soon
HERITAGE MEMBERSHIP
865,967
bidder-members
$927,235,320
sold in the last year
VIEW BENEFITS
  1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
  2. Bid online
  3. Free Collector newsletter
  4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
  5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    winnings 
CONSIGNMENTS WANTED
Consign to the 2014 August 6 - 11 World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Rosemont.
Learn About Consigning With Us
With all these; friendly people, highly professional staff, superb web site makes you a winner.
V.M.C,
San Leandro, CA
HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. To compare for yourself, visit: compete.com
Take our 2014 Coin
and Currency Survey
Grand prize:
A Certified Uncirculated
1907 High Relief $20!*
Take the Survey
HERITAGE VIDEO TUTORIAL
GETTING THE MOST OUT OF SEARCH
RECENT AUCTIONS
2014 March 21 &  23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
2014 March 21 & 23 US Coins Signature Auction - San Francisco
REALIZED $4,375,539
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
2014 April 10-12 & 15-16 CICF World and Ancient Coins Signature Auction - Chicago
REALIZED SO FAR $13,970,291
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
2014 January 9 & 13 FUN World Currency Signature Auction - Orlando
REALIZED $305,199