Zurich 1767 ducat Fr-486a

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Stack's Bowers ANA sale, lot 1641
photo courtesy Stacks Bowers LLC

This specimen was lot 1641 in Stack's Bowers ANA auction (Chicago, August 2014), where it sold for $1,880. The catalog description[1] noted, "SWITZERLAND. Zurich. Ducat, 1767. PCGS MS-63 Secure Holder. Attractive with nice mint luster. From the Ervin F. Bickley Collection of Swiss Coins." This type was struck without change 1718-67 yet remains scarce.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-486a; KM-140; HMZ-2-1161ii.

Source:

  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, The August 2014 Chicago ANA Auction: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, Featuring the David O'Harrow Collection, Irvine, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2014.

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