Poland 1621-SA 100 ducats Fr-72

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Poland 1621 100 ducats Stacks AN95711295-rz.jpg

This specimen was struck in 1621 for Sigismund III (1587-1632), former king of Sweden who resigned his crown and converted to Catholicism to seize the throne of Poland. It is accompanied ninety, sixty, sixty, fifty and forty ducats, all rare. We had thought these images came from the Eliasberg sale but we can't find it therein.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 350 g, .986 gold, 11.0 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM H43, Fr-72.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.

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