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Sweden, 1/2 ore 1627, bronze. Gustav II Adolph.
Obv: GVSTAVUS ADOLPVS D:G : SVEC : GOTH : VAN : REX : M : D: FI (Gustav Adolph by the grace of God king of the Swear, Goths and Vends, grand duke of Finland), shield with the Vasa dynasty coat of arms, surrounded by the Swedish three crowns, crowned by royal crown.
Rev: MONETA : NOVA : CVPREA : CIVIT : ARBOGENSIS 1627 1/2 ORE (new cupper coin of the city of Arboga 1627 1/2 ore), griffin facing right. C - H in field (mark of the Mintmaster in Arboga, Caspar Hedwiger)

King Gustav II Adolph is known for his successfull paricipation in the Thirty Years War and the battle of Breitenfeld 1631 and Lutzen 1632 where he was killed.
Coins of Sweden being my 2:nd main interest to the Roman coins.
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