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    Frankfurt. Free City gold 2 Ducat 1710, KM173, AU58 NGC, a very scarce type possessed of an exacting strike with flashy surfaces.  Known as "Storm-ducats," the reverse of both the single and double ducat denominations of this type provide a very literal illustration of the legend.  It is a part of a verse from Proverbs, "Nomen Domini Turris Fortissima" (The name of our Lord is a mighty tower) and was often utilized on coinage of Frankfurt to remind the citizens of the political and religious storms they had collectively weathered.

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    April, 2013
    18th-23rd Thursday-Tuesday
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