Breslau 1528 ducat Fr-442

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Sincona sale 43, lot 3185
This specimen was lot 3185 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it sold for 5,200 CHF (aboout US$6,205 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Breslau, Stadt, Dukat 1528. Sehr selten. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Breslau, ducat of 1528, Very rare, Very fine-extremely fine.)"
This type is listed in Friedberg for 1517-31. Silesia fell under Austrian domination on the extinction of the Hungarian monarchy at the hands of the Ottomans in 1526.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.48 grams, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.51 g.

Catalog reference: Friedensburg/Seger -. Fr-442.


  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.
  • 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.

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