Austria 1782-G ducat Fr-203

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Sincona sale 33, lot 3333
This specimen was lot 3333 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 700 CHF (about US$831 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN. Josef II. 1765-1790 Dukat 1782. G Nagybanya. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Joseph II, 1765-90, ducat of 1782, Nagybanya mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"
This type is listed for several mints from 1780-82 and is fairly common. Confusingly, Friedburg lists this under Hungary, which is technically correct, as Nagybanya is in Hungary, but the design is strictly Austrian.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: KM 1872, Huszar 1865. Fr-203 (listed under Hungary).


  • 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]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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