Hamburg 1799 ducat Fr-1136

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Sincona sale 46, lot 211
This specimen was lot 211 in Sincona sale 46 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 2,000 CHF (about US$2,400 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Hamburg, Stadt, Dukat 1799. Vorzüglich. (Germany, city of Hamburg, ducat of 1799. Extremely fine.)"
This type was struck 1793-1806 in small numbers. Hamburg did not give up minting ducats until 1872, amid the coinage reform resulting from unification.

Recorded mintage: 7,325.

Specification: this specimen 3.48 g.

Catalog reference: Gaedechens 199. Fr-1136, KM 504.1.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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