Czechoslovakia 1928 4 dukaten Fr-6

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from the Stacks Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 20319
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This specimen was lot 20319 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "CZECHOSLOVAKIA. 4 Dukaten, 1928. NGC MS-64. Struck for the 10th Anniversary of the Republic. Medieval allegorical scene with nimbate saint tilling the soil with a plow drawn by the devil. Fineness ("K 986 1/9") is stamped below the shield near the rim. An wonderfully designed type that remain in great condition; without copper spots and with attractive overall color." Bruce[2] notes that some were restruck in 1973.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.96 g, .986 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-6; Bruce-X4.

Source:

  • [2]Bruce, Colin R., and Thomas Michael, Unusual World Coins, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2007.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio and Chris Chatigny, The August 2018 Philadelphia ANA Auction: World Coins and Selections from the El Dorado Collection of Colombian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2018.

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