Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1717-HCH 1/4 ducat Fr-700

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Sincona sale 22, lot 1133
This specimen was lot 1133 in Sincona sale 22 (Zurich, May 2015), where it sold for 750 CHF (about US$942 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Wolfenbüttel, Herzogtum, August Wilhelm, 1714-1731 Vierteldukat 1717. Braunschweig. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel, Augustus William, 1714-31, quarter ducat of 1717, Brunswick mint, extremely fine to uncirculated.)"
This type of 1717-18 is scarce but is slightly more available than most other gold issues of this locale.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 0.875 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 0.86 g.

Catalog reference: Welter 2368. Fr-700, KM 759.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Collection Fumatori, Auction 22, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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