Hannover 1820-LB 3 mariengroschen KM-120
This specimen was lot 1165 in Stephen Album sale 32 (Santa Rosa, CA, September 2018), where it sold for $117.50. The catalog description noted, "HANNOVER: AR 3 mariengroschen, 1820, mintmaster LB, PCGS graded MS64+, ex Don Erickson Collection." This denomination was struck in many styles 1816-21 for George III and George IV. It was superseded by the 1/12 thaler, a coin of the same face value.
Recorded mintage: 12,000,000 for 1818-21.
Specification: 3.34 g, .437 fine silver.
Catalog reference: KM-120.
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- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Album, Stephen, Joseph Lang, Paul Montz, Michael Barry and Norman Douglas Nicol, Auction 32, featuring the Don Erickson Collection of German Coins, Part II and the Hazerfans Collection of Ottoman Empire Coins, Santa Rosa, CA: Stephen Album Rare Coins, Inc., 2018.