Hannover 1707-HB thaler Dav-2062

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Jean Elsen sale 114, lot 955
Hanover 1707 thaler rev JElsen 114-955.jpg
This specimen was lot 955 in Jean Elsen sale 114 (Brussels, September 2012) where it sold for €120 (about US$185 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, BRUNSWICK-CALENBERG-HANOVRE, Georg Ludwig (1698-1714), AR Ausbeutetaler, 1707 HB, Clausthal. Droit: Ecu couronné. Revers: Saint André debout de face, tête à droite, tenant sa croix. Petits coups. Beau à Très Beau. (Germany, Brunswick-Calenberg-Hannover, George Louis (1698-1714), silver thaler of 1707, Clausthal mint. Obverse: crowned arms; reverse: St. Andrew facing, bearing a cross. Small nicks, Fine to Very fine.)"
This type is listed for 1705-10 and is the most common Hanoverian thaler of the period. In 1714, the elector became king of England on the death of queen Anne. Other thalers (Dav-2058, Dav-2065) exist for 1707.

Reported Mintage: unknown.

Specification: silver, this specimen 28,93 g.

Catalog reference: Welter, 2138; Müseler, 10.5/42; Dav-2062, KM 51.


  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., German Talers, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1965.
  • [2]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 114, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2012.

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