YORYM-AAC530: Danish 2 skilling of Christian IV obv

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COIN

Unique ID: YORYM-AAC530

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A base silver 2 skilling coin of Christian IV of Denmark (1588-1648) issued in 1648. The coin has a small (ca 2.5mm diameter) perforation near one edge, presumably for reuse as a pendant. [denmark]

Evidence of reuse: Off-centre perforation 2.5mm in diameter

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1648

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.6 mm
Weight: 0.9 g
Diameter: 18.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Saturday 1st January 2005

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr David Evans
Identified by: Mr David Evans

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered

Coin data (numismatics)

Ruler/issuer: Ruler of post-medieval kingdom of Denmark, Sweden or Norway
Type: Post medieval coin of the Kingdom of Denmark, Kingdom of Sweden and Kingdom of Norway
Obverse description: Central crowned oval shield displaying 3 lions? passant on long cross, with inscription around (partial, as it continues on reverse).
Obverse inscription: CHRISTIAN IIII DG DA
Reverse description: 4 horizontal lines giving value of the coin, with inscription around continuing titles from obverse and then date.
Reverse inscription: Around: NOR VAN GOTO REX 1648 Across: .II./SKILI/NGDA/NSK

Coin references

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Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: North Yorkshire (County)
District: York (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: York

Spatial coordinates


Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 1000 metre square.

References cited

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Audit data

Recording Institution: YORYM
Created: 13 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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