Austria 1845-A ducat Fr-481

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Sincona sale 4, lot 5299
This specimen was lot 5299 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011), where it sold for 300 CHF (about US$399 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ÖSTERREICH Ferdinand I. 1835-1848 Dukat 1845, Wien. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Austria, Ferdinand I, 1835-48, ducat of 1845, Vienna mint. Very fine to extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1837-48 in substantial numbers from Vienna (shown here), Kremnitz, Karlsburg and Venice.

Recorded mintage: unknown but common.

Specification: 3.49 g, .983 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3,48 g.

Catalog reference: Schl. 269, Fr-481, KM 2262.


  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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