Austria 1632 10 ducats Fr-131a
This specimen was lot 21014 in Ponterio sale 161 (Chicago, August 2011), where it did not sell. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. 10 Ducats, 1632. Sankt Veit, Without Mintmark. EXTREMELY RARE and Possibly Unique Austrian 10 Ducats. Ferdinand II (1619-37). EXTREMELY RARE and possibly unique presentation piece struck from dies intended for a silver Taler of the Dav-3124. NGC AU Details--Edge Filing."
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 35 g, .986 fine gold, 1.109 troy oz AGW; this specimen 42.2 x 42 mm; 34.73 gms.
Catalog reference: Fr-131a (citing this coin specifically); KM-678 (tho not shown in the 4th Ed.).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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, Rick, et al., Ponterio sale 161: The Chicago ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's-Bowers, LLC, 2011.