Skilling Coin - Obverse
“A money formerly used in Scandinavia and northern Germany, in some places as a coin and in others as a money of account. It varied in value from 1/4d. in Denmark to nearly 1d. (about 2 cents) in Hamburg.”
This illustration is of the front of the copper coin and features a profile of Oscar I.
William Dwight Whitney, PhD, LLD The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language (New York, NY: The Century Co., 1895) 5671