Luzern 1796 12 munzgulden Fr-325

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Sincona sale 35, lot 5249
This specimen was lot 5249 in Sincona sale 35 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 4,000 CHF (about US$4,748 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Lucerne, 12 Münzgulden (Dublone) 1796. Vorzüglich-FDC. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. (canton of Luzern, duplone of twelve gulden, 1796. Extremely fine-uncirculated, Beautiful condition.)"
This rare type was struck 1794 and 1796 along with a 24 munzgulden. It matched the gold duplone struck in the other cantons.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 7.64 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 7.64 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 541b, HMZ 2-647b. Fr-325, KM 86.


  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Schweizer Münzen und Medaillen vom Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit, Auktion 35, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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