Danzig 1585 ducat Fr-3
This specimen was lot 40319 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $19,550. The catalog description noted, "POLAND. Danzig. Ducat, 1585. NGC AU-58. Stephen Bathory (1575-86). Nice strike. From the Demarete Collection." Friedberg lists this type for 1578-87.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.50 g, .986 gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-3; Gum-798; Kopicki-7450.
- 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
- Ponterio, Richard, Ponterio sale 168: The Official ANA Auction, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2012.