Nurnberg 1632 ducat Fr-1924

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Sincona sale 4, lot 4412
This specimen was lot 4412 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011) where it sold for 1,600 CHF (about US$2,128 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Nürnberg, Stadt Gustav II. Adolf, 1611-1632. Schwedische Besatzung. Dukat 1632. Belorbeertes, drapiertes Brustbild nach rechts. Rv. Wappen auf gekrönter, verzierter Wappenkartusche, zu den Seiten der Krone die geteilte Jahreszahl. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (City of Nuremburg, Swedish occupation, ducat of 1632. Obverse: armored, draped bust to right; reverse: crowned arms. very fine to extremely fine)."
This coin, like the related issues of Augsburg and Erfurt, honored the Swedish king, regarded as the savior of Protestantism in Germany.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3,48 g.

Catalog reference: KM 120, Slg. Erlanger 499, Hagander 126, Fr-1924.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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