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Live auction - fmd_452269 - Essai de 5 francs Semeuse, argent, grand 5 1959 Paris F.340/1 MS65

Essai de 5 francs Semeuse, argent, grand 5 1959 Paris F.340/1 MS65
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Type : Essai de 5 francs Semeuse, argent, grand 5 
Date: 1959 
Mint name / Town : Paris 
Quantity minted : 4000 
Metal : silver 
Millesimal fineness : 835  ‰
Diameter : 29  mm
Orientation dies : 6  h.
Weight : 12,00  g.
Edge : en relief : ** LIBERTE* EGALITE* FRATERNITE 
Historical background
Obverse description : La République à gauche, sous les traits d'une semeuse drapée et coiffée d'un bonnet phrygien, aux cheveux longs, marchant et semant à contre-vent ; en arrière-plan, derrière la semeuse à droite, un soleil levant, et, à gauche ESSAI ; au-dessous, en creux O. ROTY .
Reverse legend : LIBERTE . EGALITE . FRATERNITE / 1959 .
Reverse description : 5 / FRANCS entre corne et chouette, au-dessus d'un bouquet d'épis de blé, d'une branche d'olivier chargée de fruits, d'une branche de chêne et d'un coquelicot, le millésime sous le bouquet .
Exemplaire avec le 5 de même taille que les autres chiffres composant le millésime.


(Since 01.08.1959)

The Fifth Republic, whose constitution was approved by referendum 28 September 1958 by more than 79% of French, officially begins with the installation of General de Gaulle as president January 8, 1959. The constitution is amended October 28, 1962 referendum where a majority of 62% of the vote approves the election of the President of the Republic by direct universal suffrage. Different presidents of the Fifth Republic are Charles de Gaulle (08/01/1959 - 04/27/1969, Withdrawal and Alain Poher becomes Acting President), Georges Pompidou (15/06/1969 - 04/02/1974, died Alain Poher becomes acting president), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (19/05/1974 - 21/05/1981), François Mitterrand (05/21/1981 - 07/05/1995), Jacques Chirac (7/05 / 1995 - 16/05/2007), Nicolas Sarkozy (16/05/2007 - 15/05/2012) and François Hollande (15/05/2012 -).