Wurttemberg 1876-F 10 mark
This specimen was lot 30101 in Heritage sale 3041 (Chicago, August 2015), where it sold for $1,116.25. The catalog description noted, "Wurttemberg. Karl I gold 10 Mark 1876-F MS65 NGC, Stuttgart mint, Essentially entirely void of abrasive contact, with a complete strike and thickly layered mint bloom. A touch of black residue, likely easily removable and not doing any damage, is noted within the H in REICH on the reverse for accuracy's sake. A very scarce coin when located this fine, and to date, the only example of the type (1874-88) graded at the MS65 level by NGC. From The Kaiser Collection of German Gold Coins." This type was issued 1874-81 and 1888 and is common tho proofs are rare.
Recorded mintage: 933,000 plus proofs.
Specification: 3.98 g, .900 fine gold.
Catalog reference: KM 624, Jaeger-292.
- 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.
- Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World & Ancient Coins Auction 3041, featuring the Eric Beckman Collection of Canadian Coins, the Kaiser Collection of German Gold Coins and the Rudman Collection of Mexican Coins, Part I, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.