After gold urges, at the gold hangs But everything

Large Vintage Pendant Brooch With Austrian 4 Ducat Piece, Vienna Circa 1950


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Large Vintage Pendant Brooch With Austrian 4 Ducat Piece, Vienna Circa 1950
Large Vintage Pendant Brooch With Austrian 4 Ducat Piece, Vienna Circa 1950
Description
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Gold coins have been made into jewellery at all times. In Germany, it was above all the Goldmark minted from 1871, whose decorative value gave them a second life. However, the large brooch presented here, which can also be worn as a pendant thanks to a concealed eyelet, presents a coin from the Alpine Republic, it is a quadruple ducat with the double-headed eagle and the profile of Emperor Franz Josef. The coin is an official restrike of the Austrian Mint dated 1915 with a fineness of 986/000. The ducat was the first internationally common means of payment in the world, as its weight and fineness were standardized and binding very early on. Thus, a Nuremberg lamb ducat weighed exactly the same as a ducat of the Republic of Venice or that of the Holy Roman Empire. Thus, it could be traded internationally without any problems. Probably in the 1950s, our quadruple ducat was given an elaborate setting of rose gold and can now be worn as a brooch or pendant. Its hallmarks let us locate the piece of jewellery to Vienna, to the minting place of the ducat, that is. And the shape of the ormanente is also typically Viennese, as many pieces of jewellery made from coiled gold sheets were created here in particular, as this brooch demonstrates. The precious piece of jewellery found its way to us from an estate on Hamburg's distinguished Elbchaussee and is a present object with a quadruple ducat made of high-carat gold.
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Large Vintage Pendant Brooch With Austrian 4 Ducat Piece, Vienna Circa 1950
After gold urges, at the gold hangs But everything
€ 1,890.00 *
Content 1 piece
Incl. VAT, Shipping
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