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Lot 30105

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Type Coin
Title Lot 30105
Date 1729
Country German States
Service Catalog # 176340
Denomination Goldgulden
Description Wurzburg. Friedrich Karl von Schonborn Goldgulden 1729, S.P.Q.W, KM294, Fr-3714, Helm-639, AU55 NGC. One-year type. Obv: Lion beneath canopy carrying a medallion of the Prince-Bishop. Franconia approaches from the right with gifts; a tree holding the arms of Wurzburg is behind. Rev: Crowned coat of arms. A gorgeously illustrated "New Year" Goldgulden with attractive glistening fields and eye-catching orange-gold tone. Limited wear is evident and there are no marks to speak of. This rare issue is understandably popular given its intricate and fanciful design. Ex: ?Colonel? E.H.R. Green; Green Estate? Partnership of Eric P Newman / B.G. Johnson. Realized $5,875.00. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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