2 Dukat - Frederik IV Christiansborg

Features

Issuer Denmark
King Frederick IV (1699-1730)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1701-1704
Value 2 Ducat (4)
Currency Rigsdaler specie (1625-1813)
Composition Gold (.979)
Weight 6.94 g
Diameter 25.68 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 183046
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 476,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States.
And 5 more volumes.
Fr# 243
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, United States.

Obverse

Armored bust of King Frederik IV facing right wearing a mantle and the chain of the Order of the Elephant. Legend along rim, divided at top. Date below right elbow.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
FRID • IIII • D • G • | REX • DAN • NO • V • GOT •
1704

Translation: Frederik IV Dei Gratia King of Denmark, Norway, the Wends and the Goths

Reverse

Inside a circle a side view of the Fortress of Christiansborg with flying Danish banner, as seen from the sea. Legend above the circle, around the rim, and also below, in exergue.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
CHRISTIANS = BORG.
_____________________
IN • GUINEA •

Mint

Royal Danish Mint (Den Kongelige Mønt), Copenhagen, Denmark (1739-date)

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1701 
1704 

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