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Riga


Donativ (5 ducats). 1654

Riga. Karl X Gustavus (1654-1660)

Gold. Weight 17.42 grammes, diameter 40 mm

The Hermitage Museum

Obverse: The bust of the king. Reverse: A view of Riga, - a large port-town of the mid-seventeenth century, - seen from the western shore of the Dvina. The numberless ships on the river stress the importance of the town as a busy trading centre
Obverse: The bust of the king. Reverse: A view of Riga, - a large port-town of the mid-seventeenth century, - seen from the western shore of the Dvina. The numberless ships on the river stress the importance of the town as a busy trading centre

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