Sardinia 1769 doppia Fr-1105
This specimen was lot 4080 in Goldberg sale 69 (Los Angeles, May, 2012), where it sold for $2,070. The catalog description  noted, "Italian States - Sardinia. Doppia, 1769. Carlo Emanuele III, 1730-1773. Head left. Reverse: Crowned arms. NGC graded About Uncirculated, Details (Rim Damage)." This type was struck 1755-72 with all dates listed as rare. Altho doppia means "double," this coin is not a double ducat so we have excluded it from our category of gold ducats.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 9.64 g, .905 fine gold, .280 troy oz AGW, this specimen 9.6 grams.
Catalog reference: Fr-1105; KM-C31.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- 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.
- Goldberg, Ira, Larry Goldberg, Stephen Harvey and Paul Rynearson, Goldberg sale 69: the Pre-Long Beach Auction, Ancient and World Coins, Los Angeles: Goldberg Coins and Collectibles, 2012.