Hamburg 1869-B ducat Fr-1142
"DEUTSCHLAND Hamburg, Stadt Dukat 1869. Fast FDC. (Germany, City of Hamburg, ducat of 1869, choice uncirculated.)"This type is listed for 1854-67 and is fairly common for a German ducat of the period.
Recorded mintage: 25,000.
Specification: 3.5 g, .979 fine gold, this specimen 3,49 g.
Catalog reference: Gaedechens 249q. Fr-1142, KM 280.
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