Hannover 1844-B 10 thaler Fr-1172

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Sincona sale 26, lot 2660
This specimen was lot 2660 in Sincona sale 26 (Zurich, October 2015), where it sold for 3,600 CHF (about US$4,447 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"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.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Ruedi Kunzmann and Arne Kirsch, Numismatic Coins & Medals, Auction 26, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2015.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.

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