Denmark 1618-RFP 2 krone Dav-3516
"DENMARK, Christian IV. 1588-1648. 2 Kroner 1618, Kopenhagen. Gutes sehr schön. Kleine Kratzer und Graffito auf dem Avers. (kingdom of Denmark, Christian IV, 1588-1648, two kroner of 1618, Copenhagen mint. Good very fine, Small scratches and graffito on obverse.)"This type was struck 1618-19 in several varieties (including Dav-3516A, -3516B, -3516C). It is scarce. Danish crowns of the seventeenth century range from the scarce to the obscenely rare. Either they were melted extensively or the poverty of the king prevented large issues or both.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 37.82 g, .859 fine silver, this specimen 37.57 g.
Catalog reference: Dav-3516, KM 60.1.
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- Siegs Møntcatalog 2016: Danmark med Omrader, 48 ed., Frederikssund, Siegs Forlag ApS, 2015.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.