||Prussia. Friedrich Wilhelm I gold Ducat 1717-IFS, Fr-2340, Schrotter-23, Martin-77d, MS62 NGC. Obv. Armored bust right. Rev. Crowned Star of the Order of the Black Eagle dividing the date 17-17. Extremely rare and only the second example to appear on the market in over 10 years. The other, of similar grade, sold approximately one year ago in a European auction for over $15,000. Lustrous, and well struck, with a thin obverse flan flaw.
Realized $14,100.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.