CZECHOSLOVAKIA. Gold Medallic 5 Ducats, 1934. Kremnica Mint. NGC MS-66.
Fr-14; KMX-20; Novotny-VI.B (RRRR). Mintage: 70. By: Anton Ham. Obverse: St. Catherine kneeling in prayer and supplication, mining equipment before her being illuminated by the glory of God from a radiant cloud; behind her, arms of Hungary-Anjou and flowering plant, all within hexagon; Reverse: Scenes of mining operations within a hexagon, further encircled by border of beads and legend. Garishly decorated in celebration of the reopening of the Kremnica Mines, an important symbol of Czechoslovakian pride and independence. This Gem offers a crisp strike and soft vibrant luster that perfectly complements the artful engraving. A piece that is EXCEEDINGLY RARE, with only 70 struck as originals, this piece checks nearly all the boxes for desirability, beauty, and elusiveness. A piece certain to command deserved attention, and a true pleasure to offer. To view all items from the Augustana Collection, click here.
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Estimate: $15000 - $30000