Liege 1771 ducat Fr-336

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Heritage sale 3008, lot 20434
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries
Liege and the Austrian Netherlands in 1786, from Shepherd's atlas of 1923

This specimen was lot 20434 in Heritage sale 3008 (New York, January 2010), where it sold for $4,743.75. The catalog description[1] 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.

Source:

  • 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.
  • [1]Tucker, Warren, and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3008: World Coins, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2009.

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