6 Grossus - Friedrich Casimir Kettler Mitau


Issuer Duchy of Courland and Semigallia (Livonia)
Duke Frederick Casimir Kettler (1682-1698)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1694
Value 6 Grossus = ⅙ Thaler
Currency Thaler (1586-1795)
Composition Silver
Weight 3.03 g
Diameter 24 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 87665
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Kop# 4071,
Edmund Kopicki; 1995. Ilustrowany skorowidz pieniedzy polskich i z Polska związanych / Część 1.1. Teksty Poz. 1-7058. Polskie Towarzystwo Numizmatyczne - Zarząd Główny, Warsaw, Poland.
And 3 more volumes.
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Erich Neumann; 1997. Die Münzen der westpreußischen und baltischen Städte unter polnischer bzw. schwedischer Oberhoheit. Self-published, Cologne, Germany.
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Bust facing right surrounded by legend.

Script: Latin

Lettering: FRID : CAS : IN · L : CVR : ET · S : D :

Unabridged legend: Friedrich Casimir In Livoniae Curlandiae Et Semigalliae Dux

Translation: Friedrich Casimir, Duke of Livonia, Courland, and Semigallia


Shield with eagle beside shield with horseman under crown and above value, all surrounded by legend.

Script: Latin

Lettering: MONETA · DVCIS · CVRLAND : 1694 ·

Unabridged legend: Moneta Ducis Curlandiae

Translation: Coin of the Duke of Courland




Mitau, modern-day Jelgava, Latvia


Two varieties of the horseman exist:

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