currency unit (currency & wealth)

Copper emergency money, consisting of a square plate of copper, stamped in the four corners with 'FRS 1732', and in the centre with the value: '4 Daler'. It was issued by King Frederick of Sweden in 1732.

Large deposits of copper were discovered in Sweden after 1600. Even high units of money were made out of large plates of copper, though the currency frequently lost credibility.

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