Hungary 1705-KB ducat Fr-160
This specimen was lot 30162 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $12,925. The catalog description noted, "Franz II Rakoczi gold Ducat 1705-KB, Rebellion of the Macontents, AU55 NGC. Lightly toned and attractive with well-struck features, a rare type struck at Kremnitz during the revolution. Ex: 'Colonel' E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson." This type is noted in the SCWC for 1704-07.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 grams, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM 266, Fr-160.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Stuart Levine and Bruce Lorich, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3029, featuring Selections from the Eric P. Newman Collection, Part III, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.
- 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.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 5th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2010.