⅙ Riksdaler - Gustav III


Country Sweden
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1778-1790
Value 1/6 Riksdaler (1/6)
Metal Silver (.691)
Weight 6.1946 g
Diameter 25.7 mm
Shape Round
Demonetized yes
References KM# 524
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Bust of Gustav III, King of Sweden facing right. Legend around rim.


Translation: Gustav III King of Sweden by the Grace of God


Crowned lined orb with the Three Crowns of Sweden within the Chain of the Order of Seraphims. The Chain pendant divides date and mintmark below, while value is at both sides of the orb. Above the crown is the King's motto.

1/3· RD:
O· L·
17 78

Translation: (For) The Fatherland


Diagonal milling

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1778 OL 977,772
1779 OL 1,026,846
1781 OL 179,622 Overdated varieties exists
1783 OL 413,706
1783 OL Error: "RXE" instead of "REX"; ultra rare
1784 OL 387,576
1785 OL 252,486
1786 OL 790,500
1787 OL 25,662 Rare
1788 OL 741,918
1789 OL 208,872
1790 OL 398,784

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⅙ Riksdaler - Gustav III