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This specimen was lot 24730 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Hannover. Ernst August gold 5 Taler 1839-S, MS63 NGC, fully lustrous and attractive, faint hairlines in the obverse fields. Very scarce one-year type." The bust of the king is of Ernst August, last of the sons of George III of England. Various types of five thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1839 only and is rare. 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 24730 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "Hannover. Ernst August gold 5 Taler 1839-S, MS63 NGC, fully lustrous and attractive, faint hairlines in the obverse fields. Very scarce one-year type." The bust of the king is of Ernst August, last of the sons of George III of England. Various types of five thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1839 only and is rare. 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 1829-B 10 thaler|1829 10 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1829-B 10 thaler|1829 10 thaler]]
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* [[Hannover 1839-A 2/3 thaler|1839-A ⅔ thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1839-A thaler Dav-668|1839 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1839-A thaler Dav-668|1839 thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1839-S 2-1/2 thaler Fr-1174|1839 2½ thaler]]
 
* [[Hannover 1839-S 2-1/2 thaler Fr-1174|1839 2½ thaler]]

Latest revision as of 23:53, 18 June 2019

Heritage sale 3026, lot 24730
Hannover 1839 5 thaler rev H3026-24730.jpg

This specimen was lot 24730 in Heritage sale 3026 (Long Beach, October 2013), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted, "Hannover. Ernst August gold 5 Taler 1839-S, MS63 NGC, fully lustrous and attractive, faint hairlines in the obverse fields. Very scarce one-year type." The bust of the king is of Ernst August, last of the sons of George III of England. Various types of five thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1839 only and is rare. 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: 6.65 g, .896 fine gold, .191 troy oz AGW.

Catalog reference: KM 186.

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]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and Scott Cordry, Heritage Signature Auction 3026, World & Ancient Coins, featuring the RLM Collection, Part Two, the Nogales Collection and the Goetz Medals Die Archive, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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