FRIESE MUNTSLAG IN HET GRONINGSE: DE REIDERSCRANS AAN HET EINDE VAN DE 16e EEUW
The postulated mint at Fort Reiderschans (1591-1594) has now been firmly established by a historical source. It is practically certain that a reetangle was the mint's sign. The money was intended for paying the local garrison, who were mainly Frisian. This explains the presence of a mint producting Frisian cainage in Groningen territory.