Hamburg 1835 ducat Fr-1141

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from the Stacks Bowers 2018 ANA sale, lot 20571
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This specimen was lot 20571 in Stack's Bowers ANA sale (Philadelphia, August 2018), where it sold for $1,320. The catalog description[1] noted, "GERMANY. Hamburg. Ducat, 1835. PCGS MS-63+ Secure Holder. Reflective in the fields with design features that are intricately detailed on both sides. RARE condition for this scarce type that has a listed value of $1600 in MS60 in the Standard Catalog of World Coins." This type is listed for 1835-42 and is fairly common for a German ducat of the period.

Recorded mintage: 10,000.

Specification: 3.49 g, .979 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-1141; KM-552.

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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]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.

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