Austria 1787-A ducat Fr-439
This specimen was lot 31124 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $296.10. The catalog description 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.
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- 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.