Nurnberg (1792) ducat Fr-1915
This specimen was lot 3547 in Goldberg sale 67 (Los Angeles, January 2012), where it sold for $4,600. The catalog description noted, "German States - Nuremberg. Ducat, 1792. Bust of Franz II right. Reverse: Female standing with Emperor. Reflective fields with bright original mint luster. Rare. NGC graded MS-61." Two ducats were issued in 1792, both rare; the other features a city view.
Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.
Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold.
Catalog reference: Fr-1915; KM-A381.
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