Medal of Charles XII of Sweden Artist: Unknown
Ruler: Charles XII, King of Sweden, Swedish, 1682–1718, ruled 1697–1718

Medium

Silver

Dimensions

6.74 g, 12:00, 26 mm

Credit Line

Transfer from the Yale University Library, Numismatic Collection, 2001, GIft of Charles Wyllys Betts, B.A. 1867, M.A. 1871

Accession Number

2001.87.27958

Geography
Culture
Period

18th century

Classification
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Numismatics

Obverse Description

Obverse Description: CAROLVS. XII. D.G. REX. SVE. bust r.

Reverse Description

Reverse Description: STVPENDOS DEBVIT SIVPENDO FLORES ab A: 1708 in sequentem, surrounding pot filled with flowers.
Provenance

Provenance

Charles Wyllys Betts, to about 1887; Yale University Library, New Haven, Conn., from about 1887 to 2001; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
Bibliography
  • Charles Wyllys Betts, American Colonial History Illustrated by Contemporary Medals, 1964 reprint (New York: Scott Stamp and Coin Company, 1964), 52, no. 106
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Object/Work type

medals

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