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Norway 1, 2, 4, 8, and 24 Skilling Species  1819 to 1834
Norway 1, 2, 4, 8, and 24 Skilling Species 1819 to 1834

In the old Norway monetary system there were 120 skilling species in one specie daler. Between 1819 and 1834 low denomination coins were minted with a lion-crest-crown design on the front and the explicit call-out of the denomination on the back. Compositions were:

1 SKILLING SPECIES: Copper
2 SKILLING SPECIES: Copper
4 SKILLING SPECIES: Silver (0.024 troy ounces per coin)
8 SKILLING SPECIES: Silver (0.054 ounces)
24 SKILLING SPECIES: Silver (0.161 ounces)

Catalog values for these old coins are scattered. If you have one in nice shape, seek out a knowledgeable collector or professional coin dealer for an in-person appraisal. General values are:

1 SKILLING
worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $200
well preserved: $500
1 skilling dated 1819 and 1820 are very common, divide these values by four
1 skilling dated 1825 are rare, multiply these values by four
1 skilling dated 1828 are very rare, multiply these values by eight
1 skilling dated 1834 are extremely rare, cataloging over $1000 in worn condition

2 SKILLING
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $80
well preserved: $220
2 skilling dated 1834 are rare, multiply these values by four

4 SKILLING
worn: $10 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $40
well preserved: $80

8 SKILLING
worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $120
well preserved: $300

24 SKILLING
worn: $30 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $100
well preserved: $260
24 skilling dated 1823 are rare, multiply these values by two
24 skilling dated 1824 are more rare, multiply these values by four

Like most coin web sites, CoinQuest uses catalog values. But these values must be interpreted properly to arrive at actual buy and sell values. Refer to our Terminology page for more information.

Coin: 16766 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: Tor, Fri, 28-Mar-2014 19:04:44 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Sun, 30-Mar-2014 01:53:45 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Wed, 16-Mar-2016 15:37:51 GMT
Requester description: 1825 Norges sver G.OG V. Ronge Carl XIV lohan 2 stilling species
Tags: norway 1 2 4 8 skilling species norges norwegian norse nor norge sver og v ronge carl xiv lohan karl crown shield lion crowned tiara crwon crpwn crowns tiarra crowning tiera sheild shiled shied chevrons shileld shild escucheon shelid chevron ashield shields tiger coat arms lions cougar tigers coats crests insignia crested crest creast

  

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