Danzig 1611 ducat Fr-10
This specimen was lot 25660 in Heritage sale 3032 (Chicago, April 2014), where it sold for $3,055. The catalog description noted, "Danzig. Sigismund III gold Ducat 1611, XF Details, creased with noticeable surface damage, possibly ex-jewelry." This type was struck with several subtypes 1585-1632. Its long reign of production make it among the more available Polish ducats.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.50 g, .986 gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: KM 5.4, Fr-10, Dutkowski/Suchanek-183 IIa.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3032, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.