1 Daler Silvermynt - Karl XII Mars


Country Sweden
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1718
Value 1 Daler Silvermynt (2/5)
Currency Third riksdaler (1715-1719)
Composition Copper
Weight 4.5 g
Diameter 23.4 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Medal alignment ↑↑
Demonetized Yes
References KM# 360
Standard Catalog of World Coins
by George S. Cuhaj
(Krause Publications)


Full standing figure of Mars (god of war) in classical helmet and armor with spear and oval shield. Legend above and date below.

NOTE: This one and the other Daler SM coins minted during 1715-1719 were emergency coins struck during a period of hard economic crisis. Even if they bear the value of a daler they were strongly underweight (a daler in copper would have to weigh about 756 grams) that's why their minting ceased in 1719. However these emergency coins were used for a long time, before with value of 1 öre KM, and then of 1/12 skilling.



Crowned round ornamental wreath with denomination in center.


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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1718  300,000

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