Coins and Medals Department, Pushkin
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In honor of foundation of the Sveriges Riksbank,
September 17, 1668

Author

Hedlinger Johann Carl

Materials

silver

Weight

98,82 гр

Size

63 мм

Provenance

From P. Demidov's collection, 1912

Inventory №

11394

Obverse

The Personification of Sweden is seating 3/4 l., reclining against the Swedish coat of arms and against cube decorated with symbols of four estates of Sweden, namely Bible, sword, caduceus and sickle. Cornucopia is lying on the cube. The lion is lying at feet of Sweden; signed I.C.H. 1729; HINC. ROBVR. ET. SECVRITAS.*

Comments

* motto of Sweriges Riksbank

Reverse

View of the Riksbank from the Järntorget; BASILICA. ARGENTARIA. ORD. R. SVEC., in exergue: EXSTRVCTA.HOLMIAE./ A. MDCLXVIII.

Notes

marks "26" on the obv. and rev.

Literature

Keder 1728 (p. 98e (manuscript), № 26); Hildebrand 1874, d. I (s. 394, № 21);