Breslau 1650-GH ducat Fr-225

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1797
This specimen was lot 1797 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 3,400 CHF (about US$4,078 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Ferdinand III. 1637-1657 Dukat 1650. Breslau Münzwardein G. Hübner. Selten. Gutes vorzüglich. (Holy Roman Empire, Ferdinand III, 1637-57, ducat of 1650, Breslau mint. Rare. Good extremely fine.)"
This scarce type was struck for Silesia 1637-57.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 35 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.46 g.

Catalog reference: Herinek 253. F.u.S. 346. Fr-225, KM 339 (listed under Silesia).


  • 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]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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