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Denmark 4 and 16 Skilling and 1/2, 1, and 2 Rigsdaler  1854 to 1863
Denmark 4 and 16 Skilling and 1/2, 1, and 2 Rigsdaler 1854 to 1863

These are neat old coins from Denmark. They sport the portrait of Frederick VII, who ruled from 1848 to 1863.

4 SKILLING: 0.015 troy ounces silver
16 SKILLING: 0.063 ounces silver
1/2 RIGSDALER: 0.203 ounces silver
1 RIGSDALER: 0.406 ounces silver
2 RIGSDALER: 0.813 ounces silver

(Thanks, Jennifer, for your thorough description of your coin. I wish more of our requesters were like you!)

The listings below give approximate catalog values for these coins. Catalog values apply only to problem-free coins, with no scratches, stains, cleanings, nicks, gouges, and the like. Please read our Important Terminology page so you understand how to convert catalog values to actual buy and sell values.

4 SKILLING (1854 to 1856):
worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $32
well preserved: $80
fully uncirculated: $150

16 SKILLING (1856 to 1858):
worn: $8 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $30
well preserved: $60
fully uncirculated: $120
there is a 16 skilling that does not have a reeded edge; these 'plain edge' coins catalog over $1000

1/2 RIGSDALER (1854 to 1855):
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $90
well preserved: $160
fully uncirculated: $300

1 RIGSDALER (1854 to 1855):
worn: $20 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $90
well preserved: $160
fully uncirculated: $350

2 RIGSDALER (1854 to 1863):
worn: $120 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $320
well preserved: $550
fully uncirculated: $900
2 rigsdaler coins dated 1856 and 1863 are quite rare; double these values

Coin: 19283 , Genre: Colonizers and Colonies
Requested by: Jennifer, Thu, 21-May-2015 03:34:37 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Thu, 21-May-2015 14:29:34 GMT
Requester description: Front: Words wrap around the edge beginning at about 1 o'clock position and travelling clockwise to about 11 o'clock position. A bearded man, about 40-60 years old, with a short hair cut (possibly a comb-over)faces right and fills the center of the coin.

Back: A thick laurel wreath raps around the edges. The fronds almost meet at the top of the coin. At the bottom of the coin is a ribbon tied around the frond stems with four loops- the two on top overlap while the two on the bottom do not. The center contains the words. 16 Skilling Front: DG:DANLAE VG:REX 1856vs FREDERICVS VII
Back: 16 SKILLING R:M:
Tags: denmark 4 16 skilling 1 2 rigsdaler riksdagens riksdaler front dg danlae vg rex vs fredericvs frederick vii rexm rexind rexx rexetind frediricus frederich frederic fredrick wrap clock position travelling travel 11 bearded beard man 40 60 years year short hair cut comb over center offcenter laurel wreath fronds ribbon tied tie frond palm stems flower four loops loop two wrapped wrapping positioned positions travels tee goty goatee gotee beared boy male mann boys mans yrs hairdo hairline combed off centers centered greenery wreathed rief reif reef wreathe wreat garland wreth wreah wreaths palmetto palms plam florets blossom fler fleurs lises leis lisse flur folwers trefoils floral lily orchid posy bouquet flowers fllower flour bud lilly fleur bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals

  

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