Hannover 1823 16 gute groschen
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"DEUTSCHLAND | Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Herzogtum, Georg IV. 1820-1830. 16 Gute Groschen 1823, Hannover. Gutes vorzüglich. Hübsche Patina. (Germany, kingdom of Hannover, George IV, 1820-30, sixteen good groschen of 1823, Hannover mint. Good extremely fine, Attractive patina.)"The sixteen gute groschen was half a thaler; unusually for a minor coin, it was almost pure silver. It was issued for Hannover 1820-34. The denomination was terminated when the thaler was reduced from 23.54 g to 16.82 g. This particular type of 1822-30 is the most common.
Recorded mintage: unknown but not rare.
Specification: 11.77 g, .993 fine silver, this specimen 11.78 g.
Catalog reference: KM 138, Smith 311 F, Kahnt 207.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 57: World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.