Schwyz 1790 ducat Fr-379

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Sincona sale 18, lot 3562
This specimen was lot 3562 in Sincona sale 18 (Zurich, May 2014), where it sold for CHF 4,500 (about US$5,929 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Dukat 1790. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. (canton of Schwyz, ducat of 1790, choice extremely fine.)"
This rare type is also noted for 1788.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen: 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 577b, HMZ 2-796d. Fr-379, KM 47.


  • 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 18, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2014.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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