Pars Coins

Closes Monday, April 20, 2020 11:00 AM CDT

Archive Lot Detail
Sale Number: 346  -  Triskeles - Auction 31
Lot Number: 572

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Lot 572.  India, Indo-Danish. Frederik III. 1648-1670. Æ 1 cash (9 mm, .61 g). Tranquebar. Crowned F.3 monogram of Frederik III / Crowned Norse lion, holding halberd. MNI 1542-43; KM 118.1; UBJ 143. A rare early issue of the Danish colony. This small copper denomination was struck from 1667-1670. Rare.

The Danes made their first appearance in India in 1618, when the Danish East India Company began trading near Tanjore under a royal charter. They set up a mint at the port of Tranquebar, which remained in Danish possession till the 19th century.

Estimate: US$ 60 

Lot is Closed
Closing PriceUS$ 36 
Closing DateFriday, March 27, 2020
2:10:20 PM CDT