Austria 1847-A ducat Fr-481
This specimen was lot 22167 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $504. The catalog description noted, "AUSTRIA. Ducat, 1847-A. Vienna Mint. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. This type was also struck at Kremnitz (B), Karlsburg (E) and Venice (V). An attractive, flashy example and presently the single finest graded by PCGS." 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.
Catalog reference: Fr-481, KM 2262.
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