Austria 1569 ducat Fr-54

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Sincona sale 33, lot 3085
This specimen was lot 3085 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 700 CHF (about US$831 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA. Erzherzog Karl, 1564-1590 Dukat 1569. Klagenfurt. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, archduke Charles, 1564-90, ducat of 1569, Klagenfurt mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"
Friedberg notes this type for 1565-70 and 1572-90. It is common for a ducat.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.42 g.

Catalog reference: MzA p. 54. Fr-54.


  • 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]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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