Austria 1593 ducat Fr-87
This specimen was lot 22229 in Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $432. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Ducat, 1593. Vienna Mint. Rudolf II (1576-1612). NGC VF-35. Somewhat wavy flan." Friedberg lists this type from Vienna for 1577-1618 and from Prague (Fr-88) for 1594-1611.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.