Hannover 1825 16 gute groschen
"Hannover, ab 1814 Königreich, Georg IV. 1820-1830 16 Gute Groschen 1825. Hannover. Vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hannover, George IV (1820-30), 16 good groschen of 1825, Hannover mint, extremely fine.)"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.
Specification: 11.77 g, .993 fine silver, this specimen 11.71 g.
Catalog reference: KM 138, Kahnt 207.
- Michael, Thomas, and Tracy L. Schmidt, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 9th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2019.
- Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
- Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Collection Fumatori, Auction 22, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.