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Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I

Lot nuber 1044

BOHEMIA. Karl IV. Holy Roman Emperor, 1316-1378; King of Bohemia, 1346-1378. AV Goldgulden – Florin (21mm, 3.51 g, 12h). Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg) mint.


Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part I
Lot: 1044.
 Estimated: $ 5 000

World, Gold

Sold For $ 12 000. This amount does not include the buyer’s fee.

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BOHEMIA. Karl IV. Holy Roman Emperor, 1316-1378; King of Bohemia, 1346-1378. AV Goldgulden – Florin (21mm, 3.51 g, 12h). Kutná Hora (Kuttenberg) mint. + kAROLVS D ЄI GRACIЄ, crowned half-length facing bust of Karl, holding lis-tipped scepter and globus cruciger; annulet stops / + ROmAnORVm ЄT (quadrilobe) BOЄmIЄ RЄX, Bohemian Lion left; double annulet and annulet stops. Grierson, Coins of Medieval Europe C21; Donnebauer 834; Friedberg 2. Toned, underlying luster. Good VF. Rare.

From the Richard A. Jourdan Collection of Medieval European Coins. Ex Goldberg 41 (27 May 2007), lot 3984.

The coinage of Bohemia in the 14th century was dominated by the vast quantities of Groats (Pragergroshcen) and Pennies (Parvus) struck from the silver deposits discovered in Kutná Hora in 1298. Gold was comparatively rare, especially the handsome Florins of Charles IV.

The final winners of all Triton XXIII lots will be determined at the live public sale that will be held on 14-15 January 2020. Triton XXIII – Session Three – Roman Imperial Coinage Part II through World Coinage Part II will be held Wednesday morning, 15 January 2020 beginning at 9:00 AM ET.

Winning bids are subject to a 20% buyer's fee for bids placed on this website and in person at the public auction, 22.50% for all others.