Augsburg 1634 ducat Fr-112
This specimen was lot 2352 in Sincona sale 19 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 3,200 (about US$4,010 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "[Augsburg.] Dukat 1634. Gutes sehr schön. (good very fine.)" This coin, like the related issues of Nuremberg and Erfurt, honored the Swedish king, regarded as the savior of Protestantism in Germany.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen is 3.44 g.
Catalog reference: KM 71, AAJ 5. Forster 249. Hagander 92. Fr-112.
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- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.