Austria 1897 20 corona

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 22172
Austria SB818-22172r.jpg

This specimen was lot 22172 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $504. The catalog description[1] noted, "AUSTRIA. 20 Corona, 1897. PCGS MS-65 Secure Holder. Highly elusive quality, this coin being the only example to appear above the MS-62 grade in either of the PCGS or NGC population reports."

Recorded mintage: 5,133,000.

Specification: 6.77 g, .900 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-504; KM-2806.


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  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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