Bohemia 1629 ducat Fr-41

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Stack's Bowers 2015 ANA sale, lot 30135
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This specimen was lot 30135 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Chicago, August 2015), where it sold for $6,462.50. The catalog description[1] noted, "BOHEMIA. Ducat, 1629. Prague Mint. Ferdinand II (1620-37). NGC AU-58. Very scarce. Seldom seen or offered in any condition. Sharply struck on a high quality flan with honey gold color. Clean, nearly flawless edges. Highly attractive." This type is listed for 1620-37.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-41; KM-275 (listed under Bohemia).

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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, The August 2015 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2015.

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