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A ducat from 1582

A ducat is a gold coin that was used for trade in Europe until World War I. The first ducat was made by Roger II of Sicily in 1140.[1] The value of a ducat was about nine shillings and fourpence.

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  1. "Austrian Gold One Ducat Coins". taxfreegold.co.uk. 2012. Retrieved 23 October 2012.