Austria 1729 ducat Fr-375

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Sincona sale 26, lot 3630
This specimen was lot 3630 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Karl VI. 1711-1740 Dukat 1729. Wien. Von allergrösster Seltenheit. Vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Charles VI, 1711-40, ducat of 1729, Vienna mint. Extremely rare, extremely fine.)"
This type was struck was struck 1734-40 and is priced about 75% more than the ducats of Francis I. Similar coins were struck at St. Veit, Graz and Hall (Fr-378).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 find gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen is 3.44 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 65. Fr-375, KM 1559 (formerly KM 1927).

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • 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

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