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Lot 30005


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30005
Date 1647
Country Austria
Service Catalog # 262888
Denomination 2 Ducat
Description Ferdinand III gold 2 Ducats 1647, Graz mint, Fr-206, MS62 NGC. Obv. Emperor standing, facing, holding orb and scepter. Rev. Crowned arms with date above. Shimmering luster with no flaws worthy of concern. Very rare in this Choice condition. Ferdinand III was born in Graz. He was the Holy Roman Emperor during a large part of the Thirty Years' War, and with the great help of his envoy Maximilian von und zu Trauttmansdorff, successfully brought the conflict to a conclusion. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $28,200.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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