Luzern 1796-M 24 munzgulden Fr-324

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Sincona sale 64, lot 3411
This specimen was lot 3411 in Sincona sale 64 (Zurich, June 2020), where it sold for 28,000 CHF (about US$35,084 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SWITZERLAND | Lucerne | Stadt und Kanton. 24 Münzgulden (Doppelduplone) 1796, Luzern. Sehr selten. NGC MS63. Prachtvolle Erhaltung. (city and canton of Luzern, twenty-four munzgulden or double duplone of 1796, Luzern mint. Very rare, Magnificent condition.)"
This type was struck 1794, 1796 and is rare. It was equal to the double duplone struck in other cantons such as Bern.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 15.28 g, 0.900 fine gold, this specimen: 15.24 g.

Catalog reference: KM 87, D.T. 540b, HMZ 2-644b. Fr-324.

Source:

  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona sale 64: Swiss Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2020.
  • 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.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.

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