Austria 1841-B ducat Fr-225

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Sincona ssle 33, lot 3335
This specimen was lot 3335 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 525 CHF (about US$623 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN. Ferdinand V. 1835-1848 Dukat 1841. B Kremnitz. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Ferdinand V, 1835-48, ducat of 1841, Kremnitz mint. About extremely fine-extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1837-48 in substantial numbers from Vienna, Kremnitz (shown here), Karlsburg and Venice. Some authorities list this issue under Hungary but it differs only in mintmark from the Vienna product.

Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.

Specification: 3.49 g, .983 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.48 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 2075, Schl. 277. Fr-225; KM-2262 (under Austria).


  • 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.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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