Archbishopric of Riga

Johannes VI Ambundi, 1418-1424

Ambundi, family shield

The first absolutely confirmed coinage was by Archbishop Johannes VI Ambundi during the monetary reform of the Livonia Confederation in 1422-1426. His coinage was not dated, but can be recognized by the family shield of Johannes VI Ambundi and his name in legend.
Mint: Riga.
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SEESTLING (Bracteate)

Data: Ag, 0.10-0.18 g, 11.0 mm
Description:
Coinage: ND(1418-1424)
References:
Notes: These coins were obviously struck by Johannes VI Ambundi, but there is lack of more information so far.

PFENNIG

Pfennig, ND
Data: Ag, 0.34-0.44 g, 11.0-12.0 mm
Description: Obv: The family shield of Johannes VI Ambundi.
Legend around: Not readable.
Rev: Crossed cross and sceptre.
Legend around: MONETA
Coinage: ND(1418-1424)
References: Hal/97.407; Fed.342

ARTIG

Artig, ND
Data: Ag, 0.81-1.31 g, 19.5-20.0 mm
Description: Obv: The family shield of Johannes VI Ambundi.
Legend around: IO*HANS**AREPS*
Rev: Crossed cross and sceptre.
Legend around: MONETA*RIGENSIS
Coinage: ND(1418-1424)
References: Hal/97.405, 406; Fed.340, 341
Notes: There are at least 3 legend and detail varieties known.

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