Austria 1794-B ducat Fr-211

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1826
This specimen was lot 1826 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 900 CHF (about US$1,079 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Dukat 1794 B. Kremnitz. Vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Francis II, 1792-1835, ducat of 1794, Kremnitz mint. Extremely fine.)"
Friedberg lists this under Hungary as it was struck at Kremnitz but the SCWC catalogs this under Austria as it was identical to the Vienna mint issue. The type is noted for 1792-1804.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: KM 1886, Herinek 58. Huszar 1922. Fr-211 (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, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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