Hannover 1703-HB 1/4 thaler

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Sincona sale 51, lot 3173
This specimen was lot 3173 in Sincona sale 51 (Zurich, October 2018), where it sold for 1,100 CHF (about US$1,327 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Herzogtum, Georg Ludwig (Georg I.), 1698-1727. 1/4 Taler 1703, Clausthal. Von grösster Seltenheit. Gutes sehr schön. Feine Patina. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, George Louis I, 1698-1727, quarter thaler of 1703, Clausthal mint. Extremely rare, Good very fine, Nice toning.)"
This one year type is the only quarter thaler with the leaping stallion.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 6.80 g.

Catalog reference: KM 530, Welter 2176.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.

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