Augsburg 1726-B ducat Fr-89
This specimen was lot 23957 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $4,112.50. The catalog description noted, "Augsburg. Karl VI gold Ducat 1726-B, MS64 NGC Eliasberg Collection, nicely struck with full glowing mint brilliance, rare type in this exceptional quality." The city of Augsburg only issued ducats on special occasions and consequently they are quite scarce.
Recorded mintage: unknown but scarce.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-89, KM 138.
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- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.