Bavaria 1835 ducat Fr-270b

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Ponterio sale 177, lot 12238
Bavaria 1835 ducat rev P177-12238.jpg

This specimen was lot 12238 in Ponterio sale 177 (Chicago, August 2013), where it sold for $1,762. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Bavaria. Ducat, 1835. NGC AU-58." This one year type is scarce. A similar type (Fr-270a) was struck in small numbers 1828-34.

Recorded mintage: 2,048.

Specification: 3.49 g, .937 fine gold, .105 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-270b; KM-737.2.


  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 177: The August 2013 Chicago ANA Auction, World Coins, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers, LLC, 2013.

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