Austria 1609 ducat Fr-92

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1792
This specimen was lot 1792 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 800 CHF (about US$960 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Matthias, (1608-)1612-1619 Dukat 1609. Wien. Selten. Schön-sehr schön. Henkelspur. (Holy Roman Empire, Mathias I (1612-19), ducat of 1609, Vienna mint. Rare. Fine-very fine. Trace of mounting.)"
This type was struck for the emperor Mathias 1609-12 and is very scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.41 g.

Catalog reference: MzA 95. Fr-92, KM 109.


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  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
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  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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