||Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Ernst I gold Ducat 1842, KM72, Fr-2915, MS61 NGC. Mintage of 508. Struck in Dresden, this coin shows knife-like detail within in the central design and retained prooflike splendor among the protected areas. Light, well-blended handling in the open fields accounts for the grade, but the eye-appeal remains quite pleasing. Seldom offered and in constant collector demand. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $5,287.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.