DENO-6E729A: Post Medieval Coin: Solidus or Schilling of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden

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COIN

Unique ID: DENO-6E729A

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A complete, base silver, Solidus or Schilling of Gustav II Adolf of Sweden (AD 1611 - AD 1632), struck during the Swedish occupation of Livonia (modern day Latvia), AD 1621 - AD 1632. Coin is dated to the year AD 1622. Mint of probably Riga.

Diameter: 15.4 mm
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.3 g.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder

Chronology

Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Period to: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1622
Date to: Exactly AD 1622

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 0.4 mm
Weight: 0.3 g
Diameter: 15.4 mm

Discovery dates

Date(s) of discovery: Friday 1st January 2016 - Saturday 31st December 2016

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Identified by: Mr Simon Nicholson
Secondary identifier: Miss Helen Glenn (Derby)

Other reference numbers

Other reference: Derby E8433

Materials and construction

Primary material: Base 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 G A in field.
Obverse inscription: G[VST] ADOL[D G R]EX S
Reverse description: Crossed keys surmounted by cross pattee inside foliate/ garnished oval/ shield.
Reverse inscription: SOLID[VS] CIV[I RIGENSIS] 22
Initial mark: Crown
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock
Degree of wear: Very worn: fair

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: East Midlands (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: Derbyshire (County)
District: Amber Valley (District)
Parish or ward: Shottle and Postern (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SK3248
Four figure Latitude: 53.02833596
Four figure longitude: -1.52432372
1:25K map: SK3248
1:10K map: SK34NW
Grid reference source: Generated from computer mapping software
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

References cited

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