Hannover 1826-B 2/3 thaler
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Herzogtum, Georg IV. 1820-1830 2/3 Taler 1826 B. Vorzüglich-FDC. (Germany, kingdom of Hannover, George IV, 1820-30, two-thirds thaler of 1826. Extremely fine-uncirculated.)"This type was struck 1826-28 for king George IV, who was also king of England (it is not recorded whether George IV ever set foot in his German domain).
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 17.32, .750 fine silver, this specimen 17.29 g.
Catalog reference: KM 142, AKS 40.
- 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, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.