Baden 1832 ducat Fr-152

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Sincona sale 4, lot 4282
This specimen was lot 4282 in Sincona sale 4 (Zurich, October 2011) where it sold for 3,400 CHF (about US$4,523 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DEUTSCHLAND Baden-Durlach, Markgrafschaft, ab 1806 Grossherzogtum Karl Leopold Friedrich, 1830-1852. Rheingolddukat 1832. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Grand Duchy of Baden, Charles Leopold, 1830-52, Rhine gold ducat of 1832, extremely fine to uncirculated)."
This issue was the first ducat minted in Baden since 1807. Despite being minted 1832-36, it is rare, as are the succeeding types issued until 1854.

Recorded mintage: 6,631.

Specification: 3.66 g, .938 fine gold, .110 troy oz AGW, this specimen 3,68 g.

Catalog reference: D.S. 8, Schl. 20, Fr-152, KM 201.


  • Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • [1]Numismatic Coins, Medals & Banknotes: Auction 4, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2011.

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