Austria 1786-F ducat Fr-435

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Kunker sale 264, lot 3485
This specimen was lot 3485 in Künker sale 264 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €950 (about US$1,227 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Josef II. 1765-1790. Dukat 1786, F, Hall. GOLD. Sehr attraktives Exemplar, vorzüglich. (Austria, Joseph II, 1765-90, ducat of 1786, Hall mint. Ver attractive extremely fine.)"
This type was minted at Hall 1781-86. It is not rare but obtains a slight premium over the bare head (Fr-439) used at other mints.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.49 g.

Catalog reference: Fr-435; J. 19 b, KM 1874.

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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 264, Gold coins | Russian Coins and Medals | German Coins after 1871, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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