Skilling rigsmønt: coin from Kingdom of Denmark (1856-1874)

SKILLING RIGSMØNT: COIN OF DENMARK

1 skilling rigsmønt, 1856: Kingdom of Denmark

1 skilling rigsmønt, 1856: Kingdom of Denmark

Ruler: Frederick VII — the last King of Denmark (1848-1863) to rule as an absolute monarch.

1 SKILLING RIGSMØNT.

F VII: crowned monogram of Frederick VII.

Wreath of oak leaves.

Microsymbol under the monogram of the monarch — Globus cruciger (the orb and cross), — as mintmark of Altona.

Altona Mint (nowadays — the urban borough of the Hamburg, Germany).

  • Bronze: 21.5 mm - 3.7 g
  • Reference price: 4$

COIN SKILLING RIGSMØNT — WHERE & WHEN (coins catalog: by names & emitents)
  1. KINGDOM OF DENMARK (1856-1874): skilling rigsmønt = 1/96 rigsdaler

About the name of the coin skilling rigsmønt: in fact, it is only a variant of Danish skilling (along with another variant — rigsbankskilling). As for the name skilling rigsmønt, it should be noted that "Rigsmønt" means "National / state coin" in Danish.