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Coin (penning)

Square silver coin minted in Sigtuna for the Swedish king Olof Skötkonung (Olaf the Swede) (circa 995-1022). The obverse side is modelled on a Byzantine silver coin minted in Constantinople (modern day Istanbul) for the emperors Basil II and Constantine VIII (976-1025). The busts of the emperors have been replaced with small crosses. Findspot unknown.

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Object number: 100181_KMK

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