Wurttemberg 1848-AD ducat Fr-3611

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Jean Elsen sale 121, lot 1015
Wurttemberg 1848 ducat rev JElsen 121-1015.jpg
This specimen was lot 1015 in Jean Elsen sale 121 (Brussels, June 2014), where it sold for €460 (about US$737 including buyers' fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, WURTEMBERG, Wilhelm Ier (1816-1864), AV ducat, 1848. Rare. Fines griffes au droit. presque Superbe. (kingdom of Wurttemberg, William I (1816-64), gold ducat of 1848. Rare, fine scratches on the obverse, about extremely fine.)"
This type is recorded for 1840-48. Despite the substantial mintage, it is scarce.

Recorded mintage: 62,000.

Specification: 3.49 g, .979 fine gold.

Catalog reference: J., 73a; A.K.S., 60; Fr-3611, KM 587.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 121, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils S.A., 2014.

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