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    1842 Ernst I Ducat

    Very Low Mintage Issue

    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.


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    Auction Dates
    January, 2014
    14th-16th Tuesday-Thursday
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