Hungary 1705-KB ducat Fr-160

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Heritage sale 3029, lot 30162
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 30162 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $12,925. The catalog description[1] 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.


  • [1]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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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