1 Mark    (sold for $210.0)

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1693, Kingdomf of Sweden, Charles XI. Beautiful Silver 1 Mark (8 Öre) Coin. aXF!

Mint Year: 1693
Mint Place: Stockholm
Denomination: 1 Mark (Öre)
Reference: KM-295 ($245 in VF!).
Condition: Toned, ohterwise about XF!
Mint Master: Anders Strommer (A-S, 1684-1699)
Material: Silver (.694)
Diameter: 25mm
Weight: 5.5gm

Obverse: Draped and armored bust of Charles XI right.
Legend. CAROLVS . XI . D . G . REX . SVE

Reverse: Crowned shield with royal arms (three crowns), splitting date (16-94), value (I-M) split by mint master´s initials (A/S) below.

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Charles XI (Swedish: Karl XI, 24 November 1655 – 5 April 1697) was King of Sweden from 1660 until his death, in a period in Swedish history known as the Swedish empire (1611–1718).

Charles was the only son of King Charles X of Sweden and Hedwig Eleonora of Holstein-Gottorp. His father died when he was five years old, so Charles was educated by his governors until his coronation at the age of seventeen. Soon after, he was forced out on military expeditions to secure the recently acquired dominions from Danish troops in the Scanian War. Having successfully fought off the Danes, he returned to Stockholm and engaged in correcting the country's neglected political, financial and economic situation, managing to sustain peace during the remaining 20 years of his reign. Changes in finance, commerce, national maritime and land armaments, judicial procedure, church government and education emerged during this period. Charles XI was succeeded by his only son Charles XII, who made use of the well-trained army in battles throughout Europe.

The fact that Charles was crowned as Charles XI does not mean that he was the 11th king of Sweden by the name of Charles. His father's name (as the 10th) was due to his great-grandfather, King Charles IX of Sweden (1604-1611), having adopted his own numeral by using a mythological History of Sweden. This descendant was actually the 5th King Charles. The numbering tradition thus begun still continues, with the present king of Sweden being Carl XVI Gustaf.

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Posted by: anonymous
2016-07-25
Coin Group
 Denomination: 1 Mark
 Metal: Silver
 State: Sweden
 Person: Charles XI of Sweden (1655-1697)
 Catalog reference:
  KM-295
 
Description:   English
Coin variations: 5 instance(s)
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