Austria 1734 ducat Fr-378

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Sincona sale 6, lot 2005
This specimen was lot 2005 in Sincona sale 6 (Zurich, May 2012), where it sold for 220 CHF (about US$271 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"RDR/ÖSTERREICH Karl VI. 1711-1740. Dukat 1734, Hall. Belorbeerte Büste rechts. Rv. Gekröntes Wappen auf gekröntem Doppeladler. Selten. Geknittert. Fast sehr schön. (Austria, Charles VI, 1711-40, ducat of 1734, Hall mint. Obverse: laureate bust to right; reverse: crowned double-headed eagle bearing crowned arms. Rare, good very fine.)"
This type was struck at Hall 1734-40 and is priced about double the ducats of Francis I.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen is 3,46 g.

Catalog reference: M.T. 914. Fr. 378, KM 1655 (formerly KM 699).

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 6, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.
  • 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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