HESH-529184: Post Medieval Coin: 2 Skillings (Danish) of Frederick III of Denmark

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COIN

Unique ID: HESH-529184

Object type certainty: Certain
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Silver coin of 2 Skillings (Danish) of Frederick III of Denmark (technically of the Danes, Norwegians, Vandals and Goths, - hence DAN NOR VAN GOT). Frederick III reigned between 1648-1670. Thanks are extended to Dr David Symons of Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery for his help with the identifcation of this coin.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: AD 1667

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Weight: 1.13 g
Diameter: 17.7 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Peter Reavill
Identified by: Mr Peter Reavill

Materials and construction

Primary material: Silver
Manufacture method: Struck or hammered
Completeness: Complete

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: Crowned shield with three lions passant emblazoned (both crown and shield break into the inscription).
Obverse inscription: FRIDERIC III D G DAN
Reverse description: In four lines II / SKILL / NGDA / NSK [initial mark: lobed cross or rosette]
Reverse inscription: NOR VAN GOT REX [1]667
Die axis measurement: 2 o'clock
Degree of wear: Worn: fine

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: North West (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
District: Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
To be known as: Farndon

Spatial coordinates


Grid reference source: From finder
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 100 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land

References cited

No references cited so far.

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Audit data

Recording Institution: HESH
Created: 11 years ago
Updated: 7 years ago

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