Austria 1585 ducat Fr-87

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Sincona sale 1, lot 1421
This specimen is lot 1421 in SINCONA sale 1 (Zurich, June 2011), where it sold for 2000 CHF ($2,784 including buyer's fee). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Rudolf II. 1576-1612. Dukat 1585, Wien. Der nach rechts stehende gekrönte und geharnischte Kaiser. Rv. Gekröntes Wappen. Gutes sehr schön. (Rudolf II, 1576-1612, ducat of 1585, Vienna mint. Obverse: armored figure stands, facing right; reverse: crowned arms. Good very fine.)"

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz ASW; this specimen 3,44 g.

Catalog reference: MzA p. 71. Fr-87.


  • 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]SINCONA AG, Munzen, Medaillen & Banknoten Auktion 1, Zurich, 2011.

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