[Game] World Coins Time Machine… Counting Backward by Year! (Plus Prize Coin)

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  1. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1684 - Hungary, 15 krajczar:

    1684_HU_Hungary_15krajczar_mKB_1o_DPP_2017_10_15__0115_1.jpg 1684_HU_Hungary_15krajczar_mKB_1r_DPP_2017_10_15__0117_1.jpg
     
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  3. panzerman

    panzerman Well-Known Member

    Here is a historical piece. In 1683 the Turkish army lay siege to Vienna, Leopold I ran away to Linz. lucky for him, the Polish king John III Sobieski came to the aid of the Holy Roman Emperor. In the end the Turks were defeated, and had a long retreat to Constantinople. This coin was struck to commerate the victory.
    AV 2 Dukaten ND (struck in 1683) Danzig Mint FDC 9199c8db8c6fa07d42b6fb0ffa7dbaf1.jpg
     
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  4. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1683 -- Wurttemburg-Oels, 1 kreuzer:

    1683_DE_Wurttemburg_Oels_1kreuzer_1o_DPP_2017_10_15__0015_1.jpg 1683_DE_Wurttemburg_Oels_1kreuzer_1r_DPP_2017_10_15__0011_1.jpg
     
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  5. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    On to 1683 already! Mine is a sixpence - Charles II sixpences are very difficult to get these days:
    1683 6D 1.JPG 1683 6D 2.JPG
     
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  6. Siberian Man

    Siberian Man Senior Member Moderator

    Poland.
    VI groschen 1682.
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  7. Milesofwho

    Milesofwho Omnivorous collector

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  8. Jimski

    Jimski Well-Known Member

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  9. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1682 -- Hungary, 6 krajczar:

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  10. daveydempsey

    daveydempsey Well-Known Member

    1681 Charles II Fourpence error

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  11. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Wow - rushed on! I have been away for a day, so here are my 1682 and 1681 in one go. A Sixpence and a Fourpence in that order:
    1682 6D 1.JPG 1682 6D 2.JPG 1681 4D 1.JPG 1681 4D 2.JPG
     
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  13. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1681 -- Silesia, 3 pfennig:

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  14. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Soon I will start running out - I am OK til 1670, and then a few to 1662, then its get sparse until Elizabeth I around 1602! I hope someone else can keep it going!
    Anyway, here is my offering for 1680, a reasonably decent threepence:
    1680 3D 1.JPG 1680 3D 2.JPG
     
  15. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1680 -- Magdeburg, 1/24 thaler:

    1680_DE_Magdeburg_1`24thaler_1a_DPP_2015_10_21__0031_2.jpg 1680_DE_Magdeburg_1`24thaler_1b_DPP_2015_10_21__0032_2.jpg
     
  16. Kimotej

    Kimotej Active Member

    Somewhat late, sorry about that!

    Sweden under the rule of Karl XI (King 1660-1697) whose rule is famous for the huge plate money in copper, weighing several kilos each. (The 8 Daler silver coin (in copper) weighed more than 12 kilos!)

    1/6 öre silvermynt i koppar. Translation: One sixth of an silver öre, but made of copper.

    Third series of the Karl XI 1/6 öre, and first year in the series.
    Diameter 25-25.5 mm, weight 6.7 grams. The weight was reduced from 7.1 grams in 1680 to 6.7 grams in 1681.

    This series consist of only 4 years: 1681, 1682, 1683 and 1686, but also has overdates 1682 on 1681, 1683 on 1682 and 1686 on 1683, so all in all 7 coins.

    This is a pretty common coin and can be aquired for just a few dollars, but I do not know the mintage. (Mintage for 1682 is 596736 pcs, 1683 2057664 pcs and 1686 1707840 pcs.

    The 1 öre copper coin was much larger: 46-47 mm in diameter and 49.4 grams in weight. The 1 öre silver coin again was small: 17.5-18 mm and 1.23 grams of 313/1000 silver content.

    Sverige 1 6 öre 1681 a.jpg Sverige 1 6 öre 1681 b.jpg
     
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  18. semibovinian

    semibovinian Well-Known Member

    1679 -- England, 4 pence:
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  19. Jimski

    Jimski Well-Known Member

    @PaddyB
    Are there dated coins of Elizabeth I? I thought dating on British coins started with the milled coinage of Charles II, around 1662.
     
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  20. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    Yes - quite a few but not all Elizabeth coins are dated from her Third issue onwards. I think the earliest date on hers you would find is 1561. This also includes her milled coins by Eloy Mestrelle.
    You will also find some of the coins of Philip and Mary dated 1554, 1555 and very rarely 1557.
    And some of the Edward VI Fine silver issue coins are dated too - 1551-3. I don't believe anything earlier in Britain carries a date (as opposed to a mint-mark that often gives an approximate date) so the earliest British dated coin would be 1551. I have had one of these but sold it years ago, so the earliest I currently have is actually a Philip and Mary Groat dated 1554.
     
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  21. PaddyB

    PaddyB Eccentric enthusiast

    ...Oh and here is my 1679 offering - another Fourpence I'm afraid! They seem relatively common:
    1679 4D 1.JPG 1679 4D 2.JPG
     
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