Hannover 1720-HCB 1/3 thaler KM-146
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Herzogtum, Georg Ludwig (Georg I.), 1698-1727. 1/3 Taler 1720, Clausthal. Sehr selten. Gutes vorzüglich. Feine Patina. (Germany, duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, George Louis I, 1698-1727, third thaler of 1720, Clausthal mint. Very rare, Good extremely fine, Nice toning.)"This "leaping stallion" type was struck 1719-25. Other one-third thalers for 1720 include KM 110 (portrait/arms, 1720-HCB) and KM 111 (Wildman, 1720-C). Many other types of third thalers were issued before and after. One third thaler = half gulden.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: silver, this specimen 6.47 g.
Catalog reference: KM 146, Welter 2249. Smith 45.
- Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
- Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 51: Gold and Silver Coins and Medals; Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2018.