Austria 1862-A ducat Fr-491
"Franz Josef I. 1848-1916. Dukat 1862, A, Wien. 3,44 g Feingold. GOLD. Vorzüglich. (empire of Austria, Francis Joseph I, 1848-1916, ducat of 1862, Vienna mint, extremely fine.)"This type was struck 1860-65 only but is common. Gold ducats were struck throughout Franz Josef's long reign and come in many types. This date is known from Vienna, Kremnitz, Venice and Karlsburg.
Recorded mintage: unknown but common.
Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: Fr-491; J. 330; Schl. 450, KM 2264.
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