Hamburg 1869-B ducat Fr-1142

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3776
This specimen was lot 3776 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 650 CHF (about US$822 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"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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  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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