Reuss-Schleiz 1763-ICE ducat Fr-2579

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Sincona sale 9, lot 3838
Reuss in 1789
This specimen was lot 3838 in Sincona sale 9 (Zurich, October 2012), where it sold for 3,200 CHF (about US$4,048 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Reuss-Schleiz Heinrich XII. 1744-1784. Dukat 1763. Auf den Frieden von Hubertusburg. Fr. Selten, nur 485 Stück geprägt. Ein wenig Prägeschwäche auf der Rückseite. Fast FDC. (Germany, duchy of Reuss-Schleiz, Henry XII, 1744-84, ducat of 1763, on the peace of Hubertusberg. Rare, choice uncirculated.)"
The peace of Hubertusburg ended the Seven Years War.

Recorded mintage: 485.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.48 g.

Catalog reference: Schmidt u. Knab 521 Anm., Fr-2579, KM 42.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • 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]Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 9, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2012.

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