Wurttemberg 1841 ducat Fr-3611
This specimen was lot 30586 in Heritage sale 3029 (New York, January 2014), where it sold for $793.13. The catalog description noted, "Wurttemberg. Wilhelm I gold Ducat 1841, AU53 NGC. A lustrous coin with light handling in the exposed fields. This is an example of the variety without the AD mintmaster mark." This type is recorded for 1840-48. Despite the substantial mintage, it is scarce.
Recorded mintage: 282,000.
Specification: 3.49 g, .979 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM 587, Fr-3611.
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