Hannover 1844-B 10 thaler Fr-1172
"Hannover, Königreich, Ernst August, 1837-1851 10 Taler 1844. B, Hannover. Selten. Fast vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hannover, Ernest August, 1837-51, ten thaler of 1844, Hannover mint. Rare, choice extremely fine.)"Various types of ten thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1844 only and is very scarce. The kingdom of Hannover was the old duchy of Brunswick-Luneburg prior to the Napoleonic invasions. It was separated from the British crown in 1837 and absorbed by Prussia in 1866.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 13.30 g, .900 fine gold, this specimen 13.26 g.
Catalog reference: D.S. 103. Schl. 399. Fr-1172, KM 200.2.
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