1767 Adolf Frederik Medal
Adolf Fredrik gold Medal (7 Ducats) 1767-DF, Hildebrand II,
page 112 number 44, MS65 NGC. 20.83gm. Fully brilliant. An
extremely rare gold medal commissioned personally by the King to
celebrate the recovery of the Queen from her illness. The dies were
executed by C. G. Fehrman. This piece was first acquired by the
Grand Duke of Oldenburg in 1780 from his relative, Peter Friedrich,
who was visiting his cousin, King Gustav III, in Stockholm. The
collection remained intact until it was sold in 1924 at H.
Riechmann & Company and eventually passed through the holdings
of "Col." Green and Virgil Brand. Possibly unique with an
A Nearly 250 Year Pedigree
Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
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