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Lot 30102

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30102
Date 1703
Country German States
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination Ducat
Description Wurzburg. Johann Philipp von Greiffenklau gold Ducat 1703, Fr-3678, MS62 NGC, Obv. Small robed bust right. Rev. Triple-helmeted oval coat of arms dividing date 17-03. Brilliant, shimmering mint luster, with bold definition and no imperfections worthy of mention. This exceedingly rare issue is in exceptional condition. Undoubtedly, it is one of the finer surviving examples of this rare type. Johann Philipp briefly served as Prince-Bishop of Wurzburg. He was elected Prince-Bishop in 1719 and died of a heart attack in 1724. ? Realized $12,925.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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