Frankfurt 1790 3/4 ducat Fr-1019
This specimen was lot 6444 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $881.25. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Frankfurt. 3/4 Ducat, 1790. Leopold II. NGC MS-62. Commemorates the coronation of Emperor Leopold II in Frankfurt. The date is incorrect on the slab tag." Frankfurt issued this denomination 1711, 1745, 1764, 1790, 1792. All dates are scarce. This issue was accompanied by single (Fr-1017) and double ducats (Fr-1016).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 2.62 g, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: Fr-1019; KM-276.
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- Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.