Hungary 1510-KG goldgulden Fr-33

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Heritage sale 3037, lot 29859
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This specimen was lot 29859 in Heritage sale 3037 (New York, January 2015), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Wladislaw II Goldgulden 1510-KG MS63 PCGS. A vibrant example featuring a slightly weak strike of the popular Madonna and child design atop incredibly lustrous, honey-gold surfaces. A conditional rarity with tremendous appeal, absolutely scarce as such." Friedberg lists this type for 1503-17 and notes it as among the more available of Hungarian gold coins. Wladislaus was also king of Bohemia and Croatia. Wladislaus' successor Lajos II was killed in 1526 fighting the Turks at Mohacs, ending Hungarian independence.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 3.5 g, .986 fine gold, .109 troy oz ASW.

Catalog reference: Pohl L40. Huszar 786, Fr-33.

Source:

  • 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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3037, featuring the Empire, the Santa Catarina, the Law and the Santa Maria Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2014.

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