1 Ferding - Johan III Smooth shield

Features

Issuer City of Reval (Swedish Estonia)
King Johan III (1568-1592)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1570 (1568-1592)
Value 1 Ferding = ¼ Mark
Currency Mark (1561-1710)
Composition Silver
Weight 2.65 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 138018
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Ahlström# 40,
Bjarne Ahlström; 1967. Sveriges besittningsmynt : Die Münzen schwedischen Besitzungen : Coins of the Swedish possessions : 1561-1878. Bjarne Ahlström Mynthandel, Stockholm, Sweden.
Haljak II# 1197,
Gunnar Haljak, Antti Haljak; 2010. Livonian Coins / Part I. Feudal States : Livonian Coins from XIII-XVI Century : XIII-XVIII Century. self-published, Tallin, Estonia.
And 1 more volumes.
Fed# 217,
Dmitry Yakovlevich Fedorov; 1966. Монеты Прибалтики XIII-XVIII столетий : Coin Identifier = Coins of the Baltic States of 14th - 18th centuries / Определитель монет. Valgus, Tallin, Estonia.
Neum# 11
Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.

Obverse

Crowned bust facing right surrounded by legend.

Lettering: IOHAN · 3 · D · G · REX · SVE

Translation:
Johan III Die Gratia Rex Sveciae
Johan III, with God's grace, King of Sweden

Reverse

Three stacked lions in round shield separating date and surrounded by legend.

Lettering: MONETA · NOVA · REVAL ·

Translation:
Moneta Nova Revaliensis
New coin of Reval

Edge

Smooth.

Mint

Reval, modern-day Tallinn, Estonia

Comments

The exact lettering of surrounding legend may vary.

No date:
1) IOHAN · 3 · D · G · REX · SVEC / MONETA · NOVA · REVAL
2) IOHAN · 3 · D · G · REX · SVE / MONETA · NOVA · REVAL

1570:
1) IOHAN · 3 · D · G · REX · SVEC / MONETA · NOVA · REVAL ·

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
ND (1568-1592) 
1570  (15)70

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