Livonian schilling: coin from the Livonian Order (1424-1561)


Livonian Schilling, 1471-1483: Livonian Order

Livonian schilling, 1471-1483: Livonian Order

The Livonian Order was an autonomous branch of the Teutonic Order on the territory of modern Latvia and Estonia.

Ruler: Bernd von der Borch — 39th Master of the Livonian Order.

Thin cross with a thick dot in the upper right quadrant. 4 fragments of text in each of the quadrants: MON - ETA - RVA - LIE (MONETA REVALIE — Coin of Reval).

Cross on the shield: coat of arms of the Livonian Order; the star above.

MAGISTRI - LIVONIE (Master of Livonia).

Reval mint (modern-day Tallinn city — the capital of Estonia).

  • Silver (0.1875): 19 mm - 1.16 g
  • Reference price: 34$

COIN LIVONIAN SCHILLING — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. LIVONIAN ORDER (1424-1561): livonian schilling = 12 pfennig

The name of the coin Livonian schilling contains indications of the denomination (schilling) and the issuer (Livonian Order). By the way, SCHilling is a German version of the name of the SHilling coin.