Ducat, Issued by Brunswick and Luneberg (which became Hannover in 1814), Germany, 1783 CES
Minted by Zellerfeld
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
Horse advancing to left; in exergue, EX AURO HERC: / 1783 / C.E.S.
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.
Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 15/3/1976
Type of item
36.484 g (Weight)
[Book] Bruce, Colin R. 2007. Standard Catalogue of World Coins 1701 - 1800., 323 Pages