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Lot 30091

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30091
Date 1642
Country German States
Service Catalog # 611490
Description Saxe-Altenburg. Friedrich Wilhelm II gold Ducat 1642, Fr-2908, XF40 NGC. Obv. Armored bust right. Rev. Arms with divided date below 16-42. A rather crudely struck issue with an irregular flan. This issue was struck in four years, 1640-42, and 1644. We can find several examples sold from each of the years 1640, 1641, and 1644, but no record of sale of the year of this piece, 1642. Very rare. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $3,525.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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