Hamburg 1689-HL ducat Fr-1109
This specimen was lot 2430 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 2,000 (about US$2,506 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "Dukat 1689. Titel Leopold I. Fast vorzüglich-vorzüglich. (extremely fine or better.)" This type is listed for 1689, 1692, 1695 and 1698 with all dates rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW; this specimen is 3.49 g.
Catalog reference: KM 121, Gaedechens 117. Fr-1109.
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- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.