Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel 1729-IHT ducat Fr-694
This specimen was lot 30065 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $4,700. The catalog description noted, "Brunswick-Wolfenbuttel. August Wilhelm Gold Ducat 1729 IHT, AU55 NGC. Obv. Bust right. Rev. Horse prancing left. Lustrous and minimally marked with considerable remaining luster. Rare, and a seldom offered type and date. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman/B.G. Johnson." This issue appears to be an unlisted date of KM 740 but might be KM 772 or KM 788, which lack photos in the SCWC.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.50 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 740?, Fr-694.
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- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.