Hannover 1848-B 10 thaler Fr-1175
"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.
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