Austria 1862-A ducat Fr-491

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Kunker sale 264, lot 3515
This specimen was lot 3515 in Künker sale 264 (Osnabrück, June 2015), where it sold for €340 (about US$439 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Catalog 264, Gold coins | Russian Coins and Medals | German Coins after 1871, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2015.

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