Danzig 1639-II ducat Fr-15

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Sincona sale 38, lot 1771
This specimen was lot 1771 in Sincona sale 38 (Zurich, May 2017), where it sold for 11,000 CHF (about US$13,192 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Danzig, Stadt, Dukat 1639. Titel Vladislaus IV. von Polen. Münzmeistersignatur I-I, Johann Jacobsen van Emden, Münzpächter in Danzig 1623-1639. Von grösster Seltenheit. Vorzüglich-FDC. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. (city of Danzig, ducat of 1639, in the name of Vladislav IV of Poland. Signed by Johann Jacobsen van Emden, mintmaster 1623-39. Of the highest rarity. Extremely fine-uncirculated. Magnificent condition.)"
This type was struck 1636-39, along with KM 20.3 (fat bust) struck 1639-47. Both are scarce but not rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: Dutkowski/Suchanek 233 II, Fr-15, KM 20.2.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Auction 38, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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