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Live auction - fco_317307 - FRENCH INDOCHINA 1 Cent. Essai au type Morlon Maillechort 19--

FRENCH INDOCHINA 1 Cent. Essai au type Morlon Maillechort 19--  AU
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Type : 1 Cent. Essai au type Morlon Maillechort
Date: 19--
Metal : nickel silver
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 8,19 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
traces de manipulation
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : Buste drapé de la République aux cheveux courts à droite, coiffée d'un bonnet phrygien orné d'une cocarde tricolore (centre guilloché, cercle lisse, cercle guilloché), sous une couronne composite de blé, chêne et olivier nouée par un ruban ; sous le ruban MORLON.


Reverse legend : INDO-CHINE FRANÇAISE// .19-- ..
Reverse description : Quatre caractères chinois autour du trou non percé.


On ne peut pas exclure un essai tête à droite destinée, avec le même buste, à se différentier de la frappe métropolitaine tête à gauche. Dans ce cas, on serait probablement en face d’un essai pour une vingt cents. Le diamètre est en effet celui-là comme la période.

Historical background



The French Indochina is a part of the former French colonial empire, creation of the colonial administration, grouping several territories: the protectorates of Tonkin and Annam and Cochin colony, gathered from 1949 within the State of Vietnam, the french protectorate of Laos and the french protectorate Cambodia. The Indochinese Union was created by the union of different Southeast Asia colonized territories or passed under French protectorate in the nineteenth century. In the twentieth century, various Vietnamese independence movements are gaining strength: during the Second World War, the weakening of the metropolis and the occupation of Indochina by the Empire of Japan, ended the French colonial administration March 9, 1945 (in July 1945 in Cochin). The power vacuum at the end of the war allows the Vi? T Minh, Vietnamese independence movement led by the Indochinese Communist Party, to seize north. Conciliation and attempts to reform the status of Indochina fail and end in 1946 in the Indochina War. Faced with the political and military stalemate, France must bring himself to abandon Indochina, the Vietnamese, Laotian and Cambodian components have their independence recognized by the Geneva Accords of 1954, which also formalize the partition of Vietnam, as wished the Americans and Chinese. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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