Hungary 1841 ducat Fr-222

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from the Stack's Bowers 2017 NYINC sale, lot 6751
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This specimen was lot 6751 in Stack's Bowers NYINC sale (New York, January 2017), where it sold for $423. The catalog description[1] noted, "HUNGARY. Ducat, 1841. PCGS AU-58 Secure Holder. Eye catching with flashing luster throughout. Only kept from full mint state designation from mild bag marks in fields and the lightest brush of handling wear to the highest points of relief. From the Mezo-Toth Kalman Collection." This type of 1837-48 is noted as fairly common. Ducats were struck for Hungary as late as 1881.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.49 g, .986 fine gold.

Catalog reference: Fr-222; KM-425; Huszar-2075.

Source:

  • 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]Ponterio, Richard, The January 2017 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Richard Stuart Collection, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2016.

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