Austria 1787-A ducat Fr-439

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 31124
Austria 1787A ducat rev H3029-31124.jpg

This specimen was lot 31124 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $296.10. The catalog description[1] noted, "Joseph II gold Ducat 1787-A, Vienna mint, AU Details (Surface Hairlines) NGC. An example of this eighteenth century trade coinage." This type is listed for several mints from 1780-90 and is common.

Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.

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

Catalog reference: KM 1873, Fr-439.


  • 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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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