Statues - Hither & Thither

Sweden
Halmstad
Halland

Stora Torg

Kungastenen

Kings' Stone

Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and Christian IV of Denmark
Edvin Öhrström
1952

Halmstad /  Kungastenen   Halmstad /  Kungastenen

Description

Granite stone with reliefs on all four sides. On the front Kings Gustav II Adolf of Sweden and Christian IV of Denmark.

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Inscription(s)

år 1619
möttes
här GUS
TAV II AD
OLF och
CHRIST
IAN IV

Signature

1953 / öhrström

Information Sign

"KUNGASTENEN"
edvin öhrström
1952

Annotation

The stone commemorates the treaty of 1619. In March of that year, King Gustav Adolf II of Sweden and Christian IV met at the castle. Over a period of a week they celebrated the payment in full of the Älvsborg ransom.

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

Location N 56°40'24" E 12°51'28"

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