Hamburg 1692-HL ducat Fr-1109
This specimen was lot 29496 in Heritage sale 3037 (New York, January 2015), where it sold for $3,055. The catalog description noted, "Hamburg. Free City gold Ducat 1692-IR MS64 NGC. Struck in the name of Leopold with meticulously sharp design features, subtle tone, and full mint luster. A rare specimen in both grade and type." 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.
Catalog reference: KM 121, 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage Signature Auction 3037, featuring the Empire, the Santa Catarina, the Law and the Santa Maria Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.