Hungary 1542-KB ducat Fr-48
"HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE - AUSTRIA, Ferdinand I. 1521-1564 Dukat 1542 KB. Kremnitz. FDC. Prachtexemplar. (Kingdom of Hungary, Ferdinand I, 1521-64, ducat of 1542, Kremnitz mint. Uncirculated, Most attractive piece.)"This type was issued in the first years of Hapsburg rule, when most of Hungary was under Turkish domination.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 3.56 g.
Catalog reference: Huszar 895. Fr-48.
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- Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017