Liege 1771 ducat Fr-336
This specimen was lot 20434 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010), where it sold for $4,743.75. The catalog description noted, "Liege. Sede Vacante gold Ducat 1771, MS62 PCGS, a choice example with razor sharp features and full mint brilliance. There is some light handling in the exposed fields, barely noticeable. Very rare type with a mintage of 150."
Recorded mintage: 150.
Specification: 3.5 g, .985 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM 172, Friedberg 336.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- 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.
- Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.