Danzig 1651-GR ducat Fr-24
This specimen was lot 40321 in Ponterio sale 168 (Philadelphia, August 2012), where it sold for $19,550. The catalog description noted, "POLAND. Danzig. Ducat, 1651-GR. John Casimir (1648-69). RARE. One year variety with date below city arms. Very attractive with minute detail. PCGS MS-62 Secure Holder. From the Demarete Collection." Another ducat (KM 41.1) exists for 1651.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.50 g, .986 gold, .110 troy oz AGW.
Catalog reference: Fr-24; KM-53; Parchimowicz-1760; Gum-1925; G&S-276c.
- 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.