Ted S. writes: I have a large silver 60 schilling that has 17 M.F.95 on it. Christianus VII Dan Norv. On the reverse it has a shield with a crown above and lions. Schlesw Holst Courant. I have read the Danish history about the King and the country but I can find nothing about the coin. Can you direct me to an internet location about the coin? Can you give me an approximate value? It is in excellent condition. Thank You
You have a 1795 60 Schilling from the German State, Schleswig-Holstein. This state was at the Danish-German border. Schleswig was Danish and Holstein was German.
The obverse shows the head of King Christian VII facing right. The legends around, CHRISTIANVS.VII.D.G. DAN NORV.V.G.REX. (Christian VII, By the Grace of G-d, King of Denmark, Norway, Vendalia and Gothland). The reverse shows a oval shield topped with a crown, the denomination and the City Name is the legend around. The date, 1795, is below and separated by the Mint Master’s initials, M.F.
Approximate value Range (depending on grade): $35 – $500.