Button

Object Number: 
INV.2503
Date: 
ca. 1705
Medium: 
Silver
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1/4 x 7/8 in. ( 0.6 x 2.2 cm )
Marks: 
molded: around outer edge of front: "FRID IIII (sic) DEI GRAT" molded: around outer edge of back: "DAN NOR VAN GOT REX / 1705"
Description: 
Circular metal coin button (Denmark 8 skilling) with armored male bust on the front, inscriptions on front and back, metal loop on back for attachment.
Gallery Label: 
Frederick IV (1671-1730) was king of Denmark and Norway from 1699-1730.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group