Regensburg (1765-90) 5 ducats Fr-2562

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Künker sale 294, lot 3737
This specimen was lot 3737 in Künker sale 294 (Osnabruck, Germany, July 2017), where it sold for €4,200 (about US$5,661 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"REGENSBURG, STADT, 5 Dukaten o. J. mit Titel Josefs II. Slg. Bach (Auktion Künker 238) -. GOLD. Fassungsspuren, sehr schön. (Germany, city of Regensburg, undated quintuple ducat, struck in the name of Joseph II. Mount mark, very fine.)"
Regensburg retained the quaint habit of not dating her coinage, to the annoyance of modern collectors.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 17.45 g, .986 fine gold, this specimen 17,08 g.

Catalog reference: Beckenb. 320, V; Fr-2562; KM 338.

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.
  • [1]Künker Münzauktionen und Goldhandel, Katalog 294: Goldprägungen | Deutsche Münzen ab 1871 | Russische Münzen und Medaillen, Osnabrück: Fritz Rudolf Künker GmbH & Co., AG, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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