Catalogue. Coins Unearthed in the Archaeological Excavations at Turaida Castle. 2nd, 11th-19th Centuries.


Katalogs “Turaidas pilī arheoloģiskajos izrakumos atrastās monētas. 2., 11. – 19. gadsimts”.

Catalogue. Coins Unearthed in the Archaeological Excavations at Turaida Castle. 2nd, 11th-19th Centuries.

Catalogue. Coins Unearthed in the Archaeological Excavations at Turaida Castle. 2nd, 11th-19th Centuries.  Rīga: publishing house Zinātne,  Published by the Turaida Museum Reserve, 2016. – 143. p. Author of compilation Tatjana Berga. Foreword by Anna Jurkane, Director of The Turaida Museum Reserve. ISBN 978-9934-549-12-0

The catalogue contains information in two languages – Latvian and English and it is available in the Visitors Centre of the Turaida Museum Reserve.

From Foreword by Anna Jurkane, Director of the Turaida Museum Reserve: “The catalogue The Coins Unearthed in the Archaeological Excavations at Turaida Castle. 2nd, 11th-19th Centuries provides information about 238 coins, including 203 coinsunearthed in the territory of the hillfort and two hoards with 12 and 23 coins found on the slopes of hillfort. [..]

The exciting catalogue, compiled by numismatist Tatjana Berga, providesa more complete notion not only of the coins found in the archaeological excavations at woodenand stone castles on Turaida Hillfort, but also of the history of castle construction works, and obtain an acknowledgement thet the River Gauja was an improtant waterway, intensively used in exchange trading .”

Content

Foreword. Anna Jurkane

Tatjana Berga. COINS UNEARTHED IN THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS AT TURAIDA CASTLE
Findspots of coins at Turaida Castle
Distribution of coins finds along excavation areas

CATALOGUE
Turaida Hoard I, buried in the second quarter of the 15th century
Turaida Hoard II, buriet in the 1470s
Roman sesterce, denarii of the 11th-13th centuries
Coins of Livonia, 14th-16th centuries
Foreign coins. Garmany, 13th-14th centuries
Foreign coins. Gotland, Visby, 14th-16th centuries
Shillings of the Free City of Riga, minted in 1561-1581. A shilling of the Trans-Daugava Duchy
Three-groats of Riga and shillings struck during the reign of King of Poland Sigismund II (1588-1621)
Coins struck in the time of King of Sweden Gustav II Adolf (1621-1632)
Shillings of Riga, Livonia, and Elbing, struck in the time of Christina Queen of Sweden (1632-1654)
Riga shillings and Livonian shillings struck in the time of King of Sweden Karl X Gustav (1654-1660)
Riga shillings struck in the time of King of Sweden Karl XI (1660-1697)
Livonian shillings struck in the time of King of Sweden Karl XI (1660-1697)
Coins struck by Kings of Sweden Eric XIV (1561-1568), Johan III (1568-1592), and Gustav II Adolf (1620-1628) in Tallinn
Foreign coins. Germany, ducat of Lubeck, 1652
Foreign coins. Rzeczpospolita, coins of King Sigismund III (1587-1632) and Jan Kasimir (1648-1668)
Foreign coins. Coins struck in Sweden, 16th-18th centuries
Foreign coins. Coins struck in Russia, 18th – 19th centuries
Coin of the Papal State (18th century), jettone, and a coin-wight

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