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Norway 1, 2, and 5 Ore  1875 to 1902
Norway 1, 2, and 5 Ore 1875 to 1902

These are grand old coins from Norway. The 1, 2, and 5 ore denominations look very similar, but the size and number are different. The cool lion is on the front of all these coins. There are 100 ore in 1 krone.

Catalog values are given below. The coin in our picture is somewhat better than average circulated.

Use our Important Terminology page to learn how to convert catalog values to actual values.

1 ORE:
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $10
well preserved: $30
fully uncirculated: $85
1 ore dated 1885 are rare and catalog at $125 in average circulated condition

2 ORE:
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $20
fully uncirculated: $65

5 ORE:
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $8
well preserved: $35
fully uncirculated: $150
5 ore dated 1875 are rare and catalog at $50 in average circulated condition

Use our Important Terminology page to properly interpret these catalog values.

Coin: 3229 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: maritms, Sun, 28-Feb-2010 10:58:39 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 23-Aug-2013 14:09:56 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 09-Aug-2015 19:19:54 GMT
Requester description: 1891 Front: Large 2 in center. Øre written above. Some kind of leafy wreath wrapped around 2, up to 'øre' on each side of the 2. Year given as 18 hammers crossed 91 beneath wreath. Back: At the top, a crown, central: a lion holding an axe placed in a / on a shield. On left side of lion, gothic-style lettering: Possibly Large O or D, small cr with two small lines under cr. On right side of lion mark; Large roman numeral II.
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