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Sweden, Sten Sture sen. (1470-1497, 1501-1503), Ortug, LL 3
Obv: SCS ERICVS REX, crowned head of Saint Eric facing.
Rev: MONETA STOCHOL, wepon shield with three crowns.
Minted in Stocholm.
21 mm in diam, 1,12 g.
Ex. Anders Frosells collection of Swedish medieval coins.

Sten Sure was a nobleman who was chosen by the royal coincil as regent (not king) in the conflict with king Kristian I of denmark (king of the union between Sweden, Denmark and Norway). He was never king and thus never had his name on the coinage of his period of power.
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