Pfalz 1750 ducat Fr-2034b

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Sincona sale 46, lot 229
This specimen was lot 229 in Sincona sale 46 (Zurich, May 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Pfalz-Kurlinie, Karl Theodor, 1742-1799. Dukat 1750, Düsseldorf oder Mannheim. Selten. Vorzüglich. (Germany, electorate of Pfalz, Charles Theodore, 1742-99, ducat of 1799, Dusseldorf or Mannheim mint. Rare, Extremely fine.)"
Charles Theodore was elector of the Palatinate, duke of Julich-Berg and later elector of Bavaria. The SCWC lists five different ducats for this locale for 1750, all rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: Haas 59. Fr-2034b (Pfalz) and 1416 (Julich-Berg), KM 357 (formerly KM 86).

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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