Austria 1830-E ducat Fr-219
This specimen was lot 32435 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), where it sold for $446.50. The catalog description noted, "Franz I gold Ducat 1830-E MS62 NGC. Karlsburg, (E), mint. A praiseworthy example of this elusive type with abundant golden luster and a bold strike." This type was issued 1825-31 from Vienna (A), Kremnitz (B), Karlsburg (E) and Gunzburg (G). The SCWC lists this under Austria but Friedberg lists this under Hungary.
Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.
Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 2171; Fr-219 (listed under Hungary).
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- 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.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3042, featuring the Read and Bob Bennett Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.