Frankfurt 1852 2 gulden Dav-642
This specimen was lot 22577 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $312. The catalog description noted, "GERMANY. Frankfurt. 2 Gulden, 1852. PCGS MS-64 Secure Holder. Extremely frosty in the fields with clean obverse surfaces for the assigned grade. From a small mintage of only 25,630 pieces and rather SCARCE as a result." This type was struck 1845-56 and is expensive in nice condition tho this specimen realized only half its catalog value.
Recorded mintage: 25,630.
Specification: 21.21 g, .900 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-333, Dav-642.
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- 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.