Austria 1867-E ducat Fr-237

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Sincona sale 54, lot 1054
This specimen was lot 1054 in Sincona sale 54 (Zurich, May 2019), where it sold for 400 CHF (about US$476 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Franz Joseph I. 1848-1916. Dukat 1867 E, Karlsburg. Sehr schön. (empire of Austria, Francis Joseph I, 1848-1916, ducat of 1867, Karlsburg mint. Very fine.)"
This type was struck 1867-72 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 and Karlsburg (shown here).

Recorded mintage: unknown but a common date.

Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: KM 2266, Herinek 140. Fr-237 (listed under Hungary).


  • 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]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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