Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


November 19th, 2014
International Men's Day

November 20th, 2014
World Philosophy Day

November 20th, 2014
Universal Children's Day

November 20th, 2014
Africa Industrialization Day

November 21st, 2014
World Television Day

November 25th, 2014
World Day to Eliminate Violence on Women

November 27th, 2014
Thanksgiving Day

November 28th, 2014
Black Friday

November 28th, 2014
American Indian Heritage Day

November 28th, 2014
Lincoln's Birthday

November 29th, 2014
World Solidarity Day with Palestinian People

November 30th, 2014
First Sunday Advent

December 1st, 2014
World AIDS Day

December 2nd, 2014
World Day for Slavery Abolition

December 3rd, 2014
World Day for Persons with Disabilities

December 5th, 2014
International Volunteer Day

December 7th, 2014
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

December 7th, 2014
International Civil Aviation Day

December 8th, 2014
Feast of the Immaculate Conception

December 9th, 2014
International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10th, 2014
Human Rights Day

December 11th, 2014
International Mountain Day

December 17th, 2014
First Day of Chanukah

December 17th, 2014
Pan American Aviation Day

December 17th, 2014
Wright Brothers Day

December 18th, 2014
International Migrants Day

December 19th, 2014
International South-South Cooperation Day

December 20th, 2014
International Human Solidarity Day

December 21st, 2014
December Solstice

 



Search:

1872, Hannover, George V. Amazing Silver Shooting Thaler Coin. Au++ For Sale

1872, Hannover, George V. Amazing Silver Shooting Thaler Coin. Au++

CoinWorldTV

1872, Hannover, George V. Amazing Silver Shooting Thaler Coin. AU++
A decent specimen with a mintage of only 6,317pcs. RR!

Mint Year: 1872
Mintage: 6,317pcs.
Engraver: Brehmer
References: Davenport -, KM-, KM-X1. RR!
Condition: Lustre AU-UNC with amazingly sharp details!
Denomination: Medallic Shooting Thaler - Struck for the 4th German Shooting Festival
Weight: 16.84gm
Diameter: 33mm
Material: Silver

Obverse: Crowned and seated Germania, holding wreath and sword. Shield of the German Empire and target to her left.
Legend: VIERTES DEUTSCHES BUNDES SCHIESSEN / HANNOVER 1872
Translated: "4th German, Federal Shooting / Hannover 1872"

Reverse: Celmeted shield with arms of Hannover, supported by lions. All set on a base, terminated by arabesques below.
Legend: RESIDENZSTADT HANNOVER
Translated: "Residence City Hannover"

Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. offer with confidence!

George V (George Frederick Alexander Charles Ernest Augustus; 27 May 1819 – 12 June 1878) was the last king of Hanover and a member of the German branch of the House of Hanover. In the peerage of Great Britain, he was Duke of Cumberland.

George V was a first cousin of Queen Victoria, and inherited the Hanoverian realm, which could not pass to her in 1837, because of Salic law, via his father, who became its king instead. He was the last sovereign ruler of the Kingdom of Hanover, losing the territory by annexation to Prussia in 1866, during the Austro-Prussian War, thereby leading to the birth of the modern nation state of Germany.

His Royal Highness Prince George of Cumberland was born in Berlin, the only son of Prince Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland, himself fifth son of George III, and his wife, Princess Frederica, Duchess of Cumberland.

He was baptised at a hotel in Berlin on 8 July 1819, where his parents were staying, by Reverend Henry Thomas Austen. His godparents were The Prince Regent (represented by The Duke of Cumberland), The King of Prussia, The Emperor of Russia, The Crown Prince of Prussia, Prince William of Prussia, Prince Frederick Louis of Prussia, Prince Henry of Prussia, Prince William of Prussia, The Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, Duke Charles of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, The Empress Maria Feodorovna of Russia, The Queen of the Netherlands, The Princess Augusta, The Hereditary Princess of Hesse-Homburg, The Duchess of Gloucester and Edinburgh, The Princess Sophia, Princess Alexandrine of Prussia, The Electoral Princess of Hesse-Kassel (or Hesse-Cassel), The Duchess of Anhalt-Dessau, Princess William of Prussia, The Dowager Princess Ferdinand of Prussia, Princess Louisa of Prussia and The Princess Radziwill.

He spent his childhood in Berlin and in Britain, losing the sight of one eye during a childhood illness, and the other in an accident in 1833. His uncle, William IV, created him a Knight of the Garter on 15 August 1835.

Upon the death of William IV and the accession of Queen Victoria to the British throne, the 123-year personal union of the British and Hanoverian thrones ended due to the operation of Salic Law in the German states. The Duke of Cumberland succeeded to the Hanoverian throne as Ernst August I, and Prince George became the Crown Prince of Hanover. As a legitimate male-line descendant of George III, he remained a member of the British Royal Family, and second in line to the British throne, until the birth of Queen Victoria's first child, Victoria, Princess Royal, in 1840. Since he was totally blind, there were doubts as to whether the Crown Prince was qualified to succeed as king of Hanover; but his father decided that he should do so.

George married, on 18 February 1843, at Hanover, Her Highness Princess Marie of Saxe-Altenburg, the eldest daughter of Joseph, Duke of Saxe-Altenburg, by his wife, Duchess Amelia of Württemberg.

The Crown Prince succeeded his father as the King of Hanover and Duke of Brunswick-Lüneburg, as well as Duke of Cumberland and Teviotdale, in the Peerage of Great Britain, and Earl of Armagh, in the Peerage of Ireland, on 18 November 1851, assuming the style

From his father and from his maternal uncle, Prince Charles Frederick of Mecklenburg-Strelitz, one of the most influential men at the Prussian court, George had learned to take a very high and autocratic view of royal authority. During his 15-year reign, he engaged in frequent disputes with the Hanoverian parliament. Having supported Austria in the Diet of the German Confederation in June 1866, he refused, contrary to the wishes of his parliament, to assent to the Prussian demand that Hanover should observe an unarmed neutrality during the Austro-Prussian War. As a result, the Prussian army occupied Hanover and the Hanoverian army surrendered on 29 June 1866, the King and Royal Family having fled to Austria. The Prussian government formally annexed Hanover on 20 September, but the deposed King never renounced his rights to the throne nor acknowledged Prussia's actions. From exile in Gmunden, Austria, he appealed in vain for the European great powers to intervene on behalf of Hanover. From 1866, George V maintained the Guelphic Legion at his own expense.

King George died in Paris in June 1878. He was buried in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Only 1$ shipping for each additional item purchased!


1872, Hannover, George V. Amazing Silver Shooting Thaler Coin. Au++

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1872, Hannover, George V. Amazing Silver Shooting Thaler Coin. Au++:
$460




Treasure Mix 1400-1503 Johannes Bertkow Reval Gisbrecht Ruttenberg Bistumswappen picture
Treasure Mix 1400-1503 Johannes Bertkow Reval Gisbrecht Ruttenberg Bistumswappen


Germany  Prussia  1913-a  5 Mark Silver Coin, Uncirculated picture
Germany Prussia 1913-a 5 Mark Silver Coin, Uncirculated


Bavaria     2 Gulden     1855    Older  Silver  Coin  (41) picture
Bavaria 2 Gulden 1855 Older Silver Coin (41)


German City States: Hesse Darmstadt.  Two Sharp Little Silver Coins picture
German City States: Hesse Darmstadt. Two Sharp Little Silver Coins


L@@k.... 1871 German States/prussia - Thaler - No Res  picture
L@@k.... 1871 German States/prussia - Thaler - No Res


Wurttemburg   3 Mark    1911 F    High  Grade  Silver  Coin  (14) picture
Wurttemburg 3 Mark 1911 F High Grade Silver Coin (14)


L@@k.... 1819-d German States/prussia - Thaler - No Res  picture
L@@k.... 1819-d German States/prussia - Thaler - No Res


German States-saxony 1913-e 3 Mark  Unc picture
German States-saxony 1913-e 3 Mark Unc


1791a German States Prussia 1/3 Thaler 1/2 Gulden Armored Bust Crowned Arms #344 picture
1791a German States Prussia 1/3 Thaler 1/2 Gulden Armored Bust Crowned Arms #344


Agricultural Assoc. Coin Bavaria, Plow, Reward Of Fidelity Fleises Oktoberfest picture
Agricultural Assoc. Coin Bavaria, Plow, Reward Of Fidelity Fleises Oktoberfest