Hungary 1604-KB ducat Fr-63

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Sincona sale 46, lot 778
This specimen was lot 778 in Sincona sale 46 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 2,600 CHF (about US$3,120 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Osterreich, Rudolf II. 1576-1612. Dukat 1604, Kremnitz. Gutes sehr schön. (Austria, Rudolf II, 1576-1612, ducat of 1604, Kremnitz mint. Good very fine.)"
The armored standing figure is not the emperor but of St. Ladislas holding a pike. This type was struck 1578-1608.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz ASW, this specimen 3.44 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 1002. Fr-63.

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, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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