Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1710-HCH ducat Fr-656

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Künker sale 294, lot 3570
This specimen was lot 3570 in Künker sale 294 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €3,400 (about US$4,255 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRAUNSCHWEIG UND LÜNEBURG, BRAUNSCHWEIG-WOLFENBÜTTEL, FÜRSTENTUM, Anton Ulrich, 1704-1714. Dukat 1710, Braunschweig. Ausbeute der Harzer Gruben. Unterharzgold. GOLD. RR Winz. Randfehler, min. gewellt, sehr schön-vorzüglich. Exemplar der Preussag Collection, Part I. Auktion London Coin Galleries/Künker 1, London 2015, Nr. 250. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Anton Ulrich, 1704-14, ducat of 1710, Brunswick mint, for the Harz mines. Rare, small rim bumps, slightly bent, very fine to extremely fine.)"
This mining ducat is accompanied by another (KM 710) with the bust of the duke.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3,46 g.

Catalog reference: KM 711, Fr-656; Müseler 10.3/9; Welter 2296.

Source:

  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 294: Goldprägungen | Deutsche Münzen ab 1871 | Russische Münzen und Medaillen, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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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