Sweden (Avesta mint), copper "plate money" 2 dalers, Fredrik I, 1742.

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Sweden (Avesta mint), copper  plate money  2 dalers, Fredrik I, 1742.
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Sweden (Avesta mint), copper "plate money" 2 dalers, Fredrik I, 1742. KM-PM71. 1231 grams, 6-1/2" x 6-1/2". Somewhat pitted and with one corner corroded away, but 4 of the stamps clear (denomination above mint in center, crowned king's monogram above date in corners), even brown color with spots of green. The wreck source for this piece, the Danish East Indiaman Nicobar, wrecked off South Africa in 1783, remains the single largest source of Swedish copper plate money of all time. With certificate. Recovered from: Nicobar, sunk in 1783 off South Africa