Hamburg 1774 ducat Fr-1129

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Heritage sale 3026, lot 24712
Hamburg 1774 ducat rev H3026-24712.jpg

This specimen was lot 24712 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Hamburg. Free City gold Ducat 1774, MS62 NGC, in the name of Joseph II. Nice original toning with exceptionally sharp details, an appealing mint state specimen." This type was struck 1773-88 in small numbers. Hamburg did not give up minting ducats until 1872, amid the coinage reform resulting from unification.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.49 g, .979 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 447, Fr-1129.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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
  • [1]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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