YORYM-076830: Post-Medieval : Skilling Danske of Christian VII of Denmark

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Unique ID: YORYM-076830

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A post medieval, copper alloy, one Skilling Danske of Christian VII of Denmark, dating to the period AD 1771-1785. Value above date reverse. Mint of Copenhagen, Altona or Kongberg.

Cf. Krause and Mishler, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1701 - 1800, page 134, KM# 616.1 (third edition). This publication states that this type was struck between 1771-1785, but with a frozen date of 1771.

Subsequent actions

Subsequent action after recording: Returned to finder


Broad period: POST MEDIEVAL
Period from: POST MEDIEVAL
Date from: Exactly AD 1771
Date to: Exactly AD 1785

Dimensions and weight

Quantity: 1
Thickness: 2.13 mm
Weight: 11.13 g
Diameter: 29.82 mm

Personal details

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Recorded by: Mrs Denise Wilding
Identified by: Mrs Denise Wilding

Other reference numbers

Other reference: YMT : E05247

Materials and construction

Primary material: Copper alloy
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 double C7 monogram
Reverse description: I SKILLING DANSKE K.M 1771
Die axis measurement: 12 o'clock

Coin references

No coin references available.

Spatial metadata

Region: Yorkshire and the Humber (European Region)
County or Unitary authority: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
District: East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish or ward: Lund (Civil Parish)

Spatial coordinates

4 Figure: SE9747
Four figure Latitude: 53.91008444
Four figure longitude: -0.52486344
1:25K map: SE9747
1:10K map: SE94NE
Grid reference source: GPS (from the finder)
Unmasked grid reference accurate to a 10 metre square.

Discovery metadata

Method of discovery: Metal detector
General landuse: Cultivated land
Specific landuse: Character undetermined

References cited

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