Munsterberg-Oels 1569 ducat Fr-3235

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Künker sale 294, lot 3762
This specimen was lot 3762 in Künker sale 294 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €3,800 (about US$5,122 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SCHLESIEN, MÜNSTERBERG-OELS, HERZOGTUM, Heinrich III. und Karl II. 1562-1587. Dukat 1569, Reichenstein. Ausbeute der Reichensteiner Gruben. GOLD. RR Min. gewellt, vorzüglich. Exemplar der Preussag Collection, Part I. Auktion London Coin Galleries/Künker 1, London 2015, Nr. 457. (Silesia, duchy of Munsterberg-Oels, Henry III and Charles II, 1562-87, ducat of 1569, Reichenstein mint, for the mines. Rare, minor crease, extremely fine.)"
This type is listed in Friedberg for 1563-70.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: gold, this specimen 3,52 g.

Catalog reference: Fr-3235; F. u. S. 2140; Müseler Nachtrag 57.1/68 a.

Source:

  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • 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]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 294: Goldprägungen | Deutsche Münzen ab 1871 | Russische Münzen und Medaillen, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.

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