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This specimen was lot 29741 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), where it sold for $1,116.25. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Hannover. George IV gold 10 Taler 1823-B AU Details (Reverse Repaired) NGC. Featuring the laureate bust of George IV, this is an attractive example of the type and a somewhat better date from the series. Despite evidence of reverse repair, which in all respects is quite minimal, this piece expresses a limited amount of friction over the portrait of the King, a slightly shallow reverse motif, and fields that are moderately marked. An altogether scarce issue, and even in a details assignment, one that is celebrated." The bust of the king is of George IV, king of Great Britain. Various types of ten thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1821-30 and is probably the most numerous of these scarce coins. The kingdom of Hannover was the old duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg prior to the Napoleonic invasions. It was separated from the British crown in 1837 and absorbed by Prussia in 1866.
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This specimen was lot 29741 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), where it sold for $1,116.25. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Hannover. George IV gold 10 Taler 1823-B AU Details (Reverse Repaired) NGC. Featuring the laureate bust of George IV, this is an attractive example of the type and a somewhat better date from the series. Despite evidence of reverse repair, which in all respects is quite minimal, this piece expresses a limited amount of friction over the portrait of the King, a slightly shallow reverse motif, and fields that are moderately marked. An altogether scarce issue, and even in a details assignment, one that is celebrated." The bust of the king is of George IV, king of Great Britain. Various types of ten thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1821-30 and is probably the most numerous of these scarce coins. The [[Germany|German]] kingdom of Hannover was the old duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg prior to the Napoleonic invasions. It was separated from the British crown in 1837 and absorbed by Prussia in 1866.
  
 
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* [[Hannover 1814-CHH 10 thaler|1814 10 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1814-CHH 10 thaler|1814 10 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1815-TW 5 thaler Fr-619|1815 5 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1815-TW 5 thaler Fr-619|1815 5 thaler]]
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* [[Hannover 1823 16 gute groschen|1823 16 gute groschen]]
 
* [[Hannover 1827-B 10 thaler|1827 10 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1827-B 10 thaler|1827 10 thaler]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1823]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1823]]

Latest revision as of 00:03, 19 June 2019

Heritage sale 3042, lot 29741
photo courtesy Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 29741 in Heritage sale 3042 (Long Beach, September 2015), where it sold for $1,116.25. The catalog description[1] noted, "Hannover. George IV gold 10 Taler 1823-B AU Details (Reverse Repaired) NGC. Featuring the laureate bust of George IV, this is an attractive example of the type and a somewhat better date from the series. Despite evidence of reverse repair, which in all respects is quite minimal, this piece expresses a limited amount of friction over the portrait of the King, a slightly shallow reverse motif, and fields that are moderately marked. An altogether scarce issue, and even in a details assignment, one that is celebrated." The bust of the king is of George IV, king of Great Britain. Various types of ten thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1821-30 and is probably the most numerous of these scarce coins. The German kingdom of Hannover was the old duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg prior to the Napoleonic invasions. It was separated from the British crown in 1837 and absorbed by Prussia in 1866.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 13.36 g, .903 fine gold, .388 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: Fr-1158; KM 133.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
  • [1]Cristiano Bierrenbach, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World Coin Auction 3042, featuring the Read and Bob Bennett Collections, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2015.

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