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Coin - 1 Ducat, Hannover, Germany, 1783 Numismatics Reg. No: NU 17153

Summary:
Ducat, Issued by Brunswick and Luneberg (which became Hannover in 1814), Germany, 1783 CES
Minted by Zellerfeld
Statement Of Significance:
The obverse of the coins states George III is King of Great Britain, France and Ireland, Duke of Brunswick and Luneburg and archi-thesaurus and Elector of the Holy Roman Empire. The gold for this coin came from mines in the Hertz mountains.
Acquisition Information:
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
Discipline: Numismatics
Dimensions: 23 mm (Diameter)
Weight: 36.484 g (Weight)

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Themes this item is part of: Numismatics & Philately Collection
Primary Classification: COINS
Secondary Classification: Germany - Hannover
Tertiary Classification: working strikes
Series: Anglo-Hannoverian
DateEra: 1783 AD
Denomination: 1 Ducat
Obverse Description: Crowned shield of arms; around, GEORG. III. D.G. M. BR. FR. &. H. REX. F.D. BR. &. L. DUX. S. R. I. A. TH. &. EL
Reverse Description: Horse advancing to left; in exergue, EX AURO HERC: / 1783 / C.E.S.
Edge Description: Diagonal milled
Shape: round
Material: gold
Issued By: Hannover, Germany, 1783
Mint: Zellerfeld (Mint), Hannover, Germany, 1783
Authorised By: Christoph Seidensticker - Zellerfeld (Mint), Germany, 1783
References: KM#359
Bibliography:
  1. [Book], Mr Colin Bruce - Krause Publications, Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1701 - 1800, Krause Publications, Iola, 2007, 323 Pages

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