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Sweden (Emergency) 1 Daler Phoebvs  1718
Sweden (Emergency) 1 Daler Phoebvs 1718

Sue sent us a message with a picture of an old Swedish daler silvermynt issued as 'emergency funds' by King Karl XII during the Great Nordic war, 1700 to 1721. According to this comprehensive web page, Karl's extra money ended up causing inflation. Hmmmm.

The catalogs list this coin with Phoebus, the Greek sun god, as follows:

worn: $5 US dollars approximate catalog value
average circulated: $35
well preserved (like our picture): $70

The coin in our picture comes from Münzenhandlung Brom in Berlin, and CoinQuest thanks Münzenhandlung Brom for use of their image.

Coin: 7101 , Genre: Central Europe North South
Requested by: , Mon, 14-Mar-2011 20:29:37 GMT
Answered by: Paul, Fri, 27-Jun-2014 13:30:27 GMT
Reviewed by CoinQuest. Appraisal ok., Sun, 18-Oct-2015 00:30:42 GMT
Requester description: 1718 PHOEEVS 1718 WITH SUN GODDESS PICTURE ON REVERSE I. DALER S.M WITH DESIGN AROUND RIM THAT INCLUDES A STAR AT TOP ON OBVERSE
Tags: sweden emergency 1 daler phoebvs phoebus sveriges sver sweidsh sveridge swweden sverige sweded swedish seeden phoeevs sun goddess god rim star sunrise sola sol sunburst sunshine sunset sunlight sols gods divines deus deum dei deity godess devm deo divined dom dios starrs stars flower fleur circle ring line bar oval ellipse rays ray beams scroll scrollwork starburst florets blossom fler fleurs lises petals leis lisse flowerettes flur folwers stems trefoils floral lily petels orchid lis posy bouquet flowers fllower flour orcid bud lilly lei petal bloomed trefoil floret floer stem flowery lilys fluer fleures pedals circled encircle crrcle cirle circlet circles circlr circal citcle encircled circuit ringed circumscibed incircled cirlce circel circumference encircles encircling rings circling cirlces circular cicurling circumscribed bars oblong elliptic ovals radiating radiates raduate beam readiate radiate radiant scrolwork scolled scrolls escutcheon scrolled burst

  

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