The Swedish equivalent of Gulden. The Silfvergyllen was originally struck in 1528 and the Ungersk Gyllen, or Ducat, in 1568. In the following year ap- peared the Krongyllen, a gold coin so called from the crowned shield.
See Also: Gyllen
Source: Frey's Dictionary (American Journal of Numismatics, Vol. 50, 1916)