Baden 1840 ducat Fr-152
This specimen was lot 40118 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $3,172. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Baden. Ducat, 1840. NGC MS-62." The SCWC divides the Badenish ducats of 1832-42 into two types (KM 201 and KM 208) but Friedberg lumps them together. All dates are rare.
Recorded mintage: 2,044.
Specification: 3.66 g, .938 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-152; KM-208.
- 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.
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.