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Lot 30042

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30042
Date 1662
Country Denmark
Service Catalog # 318829
Denomination 2 Ducat
Description Frederik III gold 2 Ducats 1662, KM244, Fr-117, Hede-33A, MS62 NGC. Obv. Crowned bust of Frederik III right in inner circle. Rev. Crowned arms, with cross, divides date. Fully struck, with brilliant luster. An absolutely amazing example of this rare early issue. Frederik III was king of Denmark and Norway until his death in 1670. During his reign he changed the monarchy from elective to absolute, and fought two costly wars with Sweden. Ex: Bruun Collection. Ex: "Colonel" E.H.R. Green; Green Estate' Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $15,275.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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