Hungary 1797 ducat Fr-209

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Sincona sale 4, lot 5910
This specimen was lot 5910 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011), where it sold for 700 CHF (about US$931 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"UNGARN Franz II. (I.), 1792-1835 Dukat 1797. Kaiser im Krönungsornat nach rechts stehend. Rv. Madonna mit Kind im Strahlenkranz auf Mondsichel, darunter kleines Wappen. Vorzüglich. (Hungary, Francis II, 1792-1835, ducat of 1797. Emperor in coronation robe standing right; reverse: Madonna and Child in glory of rays, crowned arms below. Extremely fine.)"
This type is listed for 1792-99 and is the most common of Hundarian ducats.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.50 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3,49 g.

Catalog reference: Huszar 1920. Fr. 209, KM 195.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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