||Teutonic Order (Deutscher Orden). Maximilian III gold Ducat ND (1590-1618), KM20, Fr-3379, Neumann-104, AU58 NGC. Obv. Full length figure of Maximilian right. Rev. Crowned arms. Some remaining luster with a slightly wavy flan. A very scarce issue. Maximilian III was the son of Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian II. As Archduke of Austria, he stood against Sigismund III for the throne of Poland. Maximillian lost the ensuing war and remained a captive until Pope Sixtus V intervened in his behalf. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson.
Realized $1,762.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.