St. Gall 1774 ducat Fr-364

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Sincona sale 35, lot 5358
This specimen was lot 5358 in Sincona sale 35 (Zurich, October 2016), where it sold for 8,000 CHF (about US$9,497 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"St. Gallen | Abtei, Beda Angehrn von Hagenwil, 1767-1796 Dukat 1774. Selten. Fast FDC. Kleiner Schrötlingsfehler. (abbey of St. Gall, Beda Angehrn von Hagenwil, 1767-1796, ducat of 1774. Rare, About uncirculated, Minor planchet defect.)"
This canton struck ducats on several occasions in the eighteenth century but all are scarce to rare.

Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3.47 g.

Catalog reference: KM 25, D.T. 838, HMZ 2-865b. Fr-364.

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.
  • [1]Jürg Richter, Schweizer Münzen und Medaillen vom Mittelalter bis in die Neuzeit, Auktion 35, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2016.

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