1 Pfennig - Sede Vacante

1 Pfennig - Sede Vacante - obverse1 Pfennig - Sede Vacante - reverse

© Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co. KG, Osnabrück und Lübke + Wiedemann KG, Leonberg


Issuer Bishopric of Dorpat (Livonian Confederation)
Period Sede vacante (1528)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1528
Value 1 Pfennig = ⅓ Schilling
Currency Schilling (1422-1558)
Composition Billon
Weight 0.38 g
Diameter 13 mm
Thickness 0.5 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 142112
References Haljak II# 612,
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# 44,
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# 400
Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.


Person above blank shield surrounded by legend.

Script: Latin (uncial)

Lettering: S · P · APO

Lettering (regular font): S · P · APO

Unabridged legend: Sanctus Peter Apostolo

Translation: Saint Peter, Apostle


Crossed sword and key surrounded by legend.

Script: Latin (uncial)

Lettering: mONETA · nO · TAR ·

Lettering (regular font): MONETA · NO · TAR ·

Unabridged legend: Moneta Nova Darpatensis

Translation: New coin of Dorpat




Dorpat, modern-day Tartu, Estonia

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