Hannover 1848-B 10 thaler Fr-1175

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Sincona sale 46, lot 199
This specimen was lot 199 in Sincona sale 46 (Zurich, May 2018), where it sold for 1,600 CHF (about US$1,920 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"Braunschweig-Lüneburg-Calenberg-Hannover, Herzogtum, Ernst August, 1837-1851. 10 Taler 1848 B, Hannover. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. (kingdom of Hannover, Ernest Augustus, 1837-51, 10 thalers of 1848, Hannover mint. Very fine-extremely fine.)"
Various types of ten thaler pieces were struck most years between 1813 and 1856; the type shown here was issued 1846-48 and is very scarce, tho the 1848 is the most common of the three dates. 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, .896 fine gold, this specimen 13.28 g.

Catalog reference: Divo/S. 104. Schl. 402. Fr-1175, KM 200.3.


  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
  • 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.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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