Baden 1714 ducat Fr-123

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Sincona sale 33, lot 2120
This specimen was lot 2120 in Sincona sale 33 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 1,250 CHF (about US$1,484 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Ludwig Georg, 1707-1761, unter Vormundschaft seiner Mutter Franziska Sybilla Augusta (gest. 1733) Dukat 1714. Auf den Frieden von Rastatt. Vorzüglich. Kl. Kratzer, Henkelspur. (margraviate of Baden-Baden, Louis George, 1707-61, under the regency of his mother, 1707-27, ducat of 1714, on the peace of Rastatt. Extremely fine, Minor scratches, traces of mounting.)"
The issues of this branch of Baden are few and scanty, being restricted to a gulden of 1704 (KM 18), this rare ducat and a very rare double ducat of 1721. Baden-Baden and Baden-Durlach were reunited in 1771.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.48 g.

Catalog reference: Wielandt 329. Fr-123, KM 19 (Baden-Baden).


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 33, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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