Sweden Sweded 1/2 Ore  1856 to 1858
Sweden Sweded 1/2 Ore 1856 to 1858

That is the monogram of King Oscar I of Sweden, who ruled from 1844 to 1859. Ratt och Sanning means Right and Truth.

These coins are really hard to find in good condition. The catalog values look low compared to actual recent sales, so the numbers on this page are somewhat higher than the Standard Catalog of World Coins. Here they are:

1/2 ORE DATED 1857 OR 1858
worn: $2 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $50
fully uncirculated: $200

These values apply, at least approximately, to all dates except the 1856. If you have a coin dated 1856, you hit the jackpot:

1/2 ORE DATED 1856
worn: $25 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $150
well preserved: $300

Use our Important Terminology page to convert these catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

Coin: 15100 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Ryan, Sun, 04-Aug-2013 00:25:51 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 04-Aug-2013 02:04:02 GMT
Last review by CoinQuest: Tue, 21-Jul-2015 13:06:42 GMT
Requester description: 1857 1/2 ore, 1857, Rattoch Sanning (Words seperated by small star) ,1 large figure, possibly a crown of some sort? With one samll crown on top of it, 1 small crown to the right, and one to the left of the large figure, and one on the bottom of the figure. ALSO there is a faint faint scratching on the front of the coin that looks like a 5 and 7, possibly referring to the date?
Tags: sweden 1 2 ore rattoch sanning star crown one 5 7 starrs stars crowned tiara crowns tiarra crowning tiera ones monogram oscar line dot script inscription letter monograms initial scripts initals calligraphy caligraphy letters inscriptions lettering scrip lettered initials lined lines lining bar bars beaded period dotted beading beads point periods dots points bead pearl starburst pearls burst


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