Austria 1766-CK ducat Fr-415

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Sincona sale 51, lot 2894
This specimen was lot 2894 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"Maria Theresia, 1740-1780. Dukat 1766, Wien. Selten. Gutes sehr schön. (archduchy of Austria, Maria Theresia, 1740-80, ducat of 1766, Vienna mint. Rare, Good very fine.)"
This type was struck for Maria Theresia 1765-80. She is shown with a widow's veil after the death of her husband Francis of Lorraine.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW,, this specimen 3.45 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 102. Fr-415, KM 1842.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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