Hannover 1826-B 2/3 thaler

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Sincona sale 43, lot 2086
This specimen was lot 2086 in Sincona sale 43 (Zurich, October 2017), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"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.

Source:

  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • Craig, William D., Germanic Coinages: Charlemagne through Wilhelm II, Mountain View, CA: 1954.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Sincona sale 43, Gold and Silver Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2017.

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