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Austrian Franz Joseph 4 Ducats

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Austria’s most distinguished historical gold coin, the Franz Joseph 4 ducats, is an exquisite gold piece that ... read more
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2011,00 BGN
1875,00 BGN 6.76%
Delivery to Econt office - FREE
to address - FREE
Incasso vehicle delivery - 60,00 BGN
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Introduction

Austria’s most distinguished historical gold coin, the Franz Joseph 4 ducats, is an exquisite gold piece that is acclaimed throughout the world for its long-term uniformity and high purity. Also referred to as the “Austrian ducat”, or “4 ducats”, it embodies the history of the Austrian Empire, the second largest European nation and one of the world’s leading powers of the time. Past events are immortalised in a gold purity of 98.6 %, which is among the highest gold finenesses among classic gold coins. Extremely rich in detail, the 4 ducats gold coin is embellished with the powerful coat of arms of the House of Habsburg, one of Europe’s oldest and most influential royal families, and with the effigy of one of the last great monarchs of Europe, Franz Joseph of Austria. The design of this coin was struck for the first time in 1872, and is today being applied by the renowned Austrian Mint to produce restrikes of the Franz Joseph ducats. As a long-term partner of the Austrian Mint and a leading European dealer in this coin, Tavex is able to offer market leading quotes for this magnificent historical gold coin.

Why Buy

  • The Franz Joseph 4 ducats is Austria’s most famous historical gold coin. Acclaimed for its long-termuniformity, high purity and artistic beauty, the Franz Joseph 4 ducats is the best-known gold coin in Central Europe.
  • The Franz Joseph 4 ducats is well suited for coin collections. To own this coin literally means owning a piece of European history. It embodies the history of one of the world’s great powers, the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and portrays one of the leading monarchs of that time, Emperor Franz Joseph.
  • Franz Joseph 4 ducats gold coins are money. Austrian ducats are exempt from Value Added Tax, andare exchangeable throughout Europe by bullion dealers and investors alike.
  • Franz Joseph 4 ducats gold coins are internationally recognised. Their history spanning more than a century, and currently being struck by the renowned Austrian Mint,coupled with their unique design and shape, makes them highly distinguished and accepted worldwide.
  • Franz Joseph 4 ducats gold coins are the equivalent of savings. Austrian ducats are an idealchoice for any long-term saver who appreciates the security and stability ofowning physical gold coins.
  • Franz Joseph 4 ducats gold coins track the price of gold. The base value of the restruck 4 ducats coins is primarily determined by their fine gold content which is linked to the prevailing price of gold.
  • Franz Joseph 4 ducats gold coins are great gifts for your loved ones. Besides being a symbol of long-term endurance, the 4 ducats gold coin is also a piece of precious history.

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  • Product value (1pc)
    2011,00 BGN
  • Buyback price
    1875,00 BGN
  • Your risk now
    136,00 BGN

Fact: gold price in BGN has risen 122.68% in the last 10 years. The lowest price was 1774,89 BGN/oz and the highest 4471,41 BGN/oz. Current world market price is 4208,34 BGN/oz

Product weight in grams
13.96
Gold weight in grams
13.77
Fineness
986
Gold weight in troy ounces
0.4427158
Diameter (mm)
39.5
Thickness (mm)
0.7
Face value description
4 Ducats
Manufacturer
Austria

Obverse

The obverse portrays the effigy of Emperor Franz Joseph crowned with a laurel. The title “FRANC IOS I D G AUSTRIAE IMPERATOR”, which translates as “Franz Joseph 1, by the grace of God, Emperor of Austria”, surrounds his portrait.

Reverse

The reverse displays the coat of arms of the House of Habsburg, surrounded by the text “HVNGAR BOHEM GAL (4) LOD ILL REX AA 1915”, which translates as “Hungary, Bohemia, Galicia, Lodomeria, Illyria, King and Archduke of Austria 1915”.

Packaging

 Each coin is individually packaged in a hard plastic capsule if desired.

Supported delivery methods

When placing an order through our online shop, you can choose one of the following options:

  • delivery to address by Econt
  • delivery to Econt office
  • delivery by a secure (incasso) vehicle
  • pick them up from a Tavex office

Delivery by Econt might take from 1 to 3 working days, and delivery by a secure vehicle – from 3 to 5 working days. Delivery times depend on when you placed the order and the payment for it, when paying by bank transfer.

Delivery by a secure (incasso) vehicle is carried out to an office of SOT 161, the exact address is subject to an additional agreement.

Orders placed before 3:00 p.m. are processed and delivered to the courier on the same working day, and those placed after this time – on the next working day.

In the case of payment by bank transfer, orders are processed after confirmation of your payment by 3:00 p.m.

You are welcome to come and pick-up your products from the office you chose during checkout at the same day after we have received your payment.

In all instances, you need to present a valid ID to collect the products. Take into consideration that the client, the payer and the recipient must be the same person.

Insurance

The package is fully insured, and in the extremely unlikely case that the package is lost or damaged, we will re-ship the items or refund your money.

Packaging

The products are encased in protective wrapping and placed in a discreet, unbranded padded package.

Delays

If a delivery delay occurs or if the ordered product is out of stock, we will always contact you by email or phone to give you details about the delivery.

Shipping prices

Prices of “Delivery to address”, and “Delivery to Econt office” are based on the total cart price. You can see detailed price information during checkout before you submit the order.

“Delivery by a secure (incasso) vehicle” to an office of SOT 161 within Bulgaria costs 60 lv. and for orders over 9 700 lv. it is free.

Safe delivery

Each shipment is discreetly packed and fully insured , so you can order products online without fear.

High stock availability

Most Tavex products are always in stock and therefore Tavex can deliver quickly and pick up on the same day at top prices on the market. Tavex is the official partner of the world’s largest mints, such as Perth Mint Australia, Austrian Mint (Münze Österreich), China Great Wall Coins Investments Ltd., PAMP Suisse and Valcambi refineries – market leaders in gold bullion production – but also of many other gold refineries and dealers.

Low prices

Thanks to over 25 years of experience and large transaction volumes, Tavex can offer you the best prices on the market. At the same time, you can maximize your return on investment due to the low margins and spreads operated by Tavex.

The product is available for online purchase.

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