Hungary (1387-96) goldgulden Fr-9

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Sincona sale 59, lot 2479
This specimen was lot 2479 in Sincona sale 59 (Zurich, October 2019), where it sold for 700 CHF (about US$848 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Ungarn, konigreich, Sigismund, 1387-1437. Goldgulden o. J. (1387-1396), Buda. Kammergraf Franciscus Bernardi. Vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hungary, Sigismund, 1387-1437, undated goldgulden, Buda mint. Extremely fine.)"
The ducats or florins or goldgulden of Hungary are among the more common gold coins of the late middle ages.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.53 g.

Catalog reference: Pohl D1-3.

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.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 59: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.

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