Augsburg 1705 ducat Fr-82

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Ponterio sale 182, lot 615
photo courtesy Stacks Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 615 in Ponterio sale 182 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $3,055. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Augsburg. Ducat, 1705. NGC MS-62. Alexander Sigismund von der Pfalz-Neuburg (1690-1737)." The city of Augsburg only issued ducats on special occasions and consequently they are quite scarce. This type is also listed for 1707.

Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-82; KM-115.

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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 182: The January 2014 NYINC Auction: World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stacks Bowers LLC.

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