Solothurn 1787 duplone Fr-391

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Sincona sale 35, lot 5332
This specimen was lot 5332 in Sincona sale 35 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 2,600 CHF (about US$3,086 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Solothurn, Dublone 1787. Vorzüglich-FDC. Überdurchschnittliche Erhaltung. (canton of Solothurn, duplone of 1787. Extremely fine-uncirculated, Better than average.)"
This rare type was accompanied by quarter (Fr-393), half (Fr-392) and double duplone (Fr-390).

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 7.64 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 7.62 g.

Catalog reference: D.T. 671, HMZ 2-840a, Fr-391, KM 53.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Richter, Juerg, and Ruedi Kunzmann, Neuer HMZ-Katalog, Band 2: Die Münzen der Schweiz und Liechtensteins 15//16. Jahrhundert bis Gegenwart, Regenstauf, Germany: H. Gietl Verlag GmbH, 2006.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Schweizer Münzen und Medaillen vom Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit, Auktion 35, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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