Mainz-St. Alban 1780 goldgulden Fr-1694
This specimen was lot 2462 in Sincona sale 20 (Zurich, October 2014), where it sold for CHF 1,500 (about US$1,880 including buyer's fees). The catalog description noted, "Goldgulden 1780. Sehr schön. (very fine.)" This type is listed iternmittently 1712-80 and is one of the few issues from this obscure locale.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .221 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.23 g.
Catalog reference: KM-C1; Slg. Walther 734. Fr-1694.
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- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jürg, Numismatic Coins & Medals: Auction 20, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2014.