Hungary 1698-NB IB 1/6 ducat Fr-154
This specimen was lot 33224 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), where it sold for $600. The catalog description noted, "Leopold I gold 1/6 Ducat 1698 NB-IB AU58 PCGS, Nagbanya mint. A bright 1/6 Ducat with an amazing crispness of detail for a coin of its size. The lack of wear and significant luster make this specimen appear mint-state." This product of the Nagybanya mint was struck intermittently 1673-98.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 0.58 g, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM 189, Fr-154.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
- 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.
- Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.