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E-auction 22-6249 - LOUIS XVI Sol dit "à l'écu" 1791 Paris

LOUIS XVI Sol dit  à l écu  1791 Paris
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Estimate : 50 €
Price : 27 €
Maximum bid : 27 €
End of the sale : 16 September 2013 15:59:30
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Sol dit "à l'écu" 
Date : 1791 
Mint name / Town : Paris 
Quantity minted : 17522138 
Metal : copper 
Diameter : 29  mm
Orientation dies : 6  h.
Weight : 12,49  g.
Edge : lisse 
Coments on the condition : Reliefs un peu faibles au niveau du buste du roi 
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Obverse
Reverse
Commentary
Historical background
Obverse legend : LUDOV. XVI. - D. GRATIA .
Obverse description : Tête de Louis XVI à gauche, les cheveux noués par un ruban ; au-dessous (Mm) .
Obverse translation : (Louis XVI, par la grâce de Dieu) .
Reverse legend : (Mg) FRANCIÆ ET - A - NAVARRÆ. REX. 17-91 .
Reverse description : Écu de France couronné .
Reverse translation : (roi de France et de Navarre) .

LOUIS XVI

(10/05/1774-21/01/1793)

After days 5 and 6 October 1789, Parisians bring de Versailles in Paris, "the baker, the baker and the little baker" (royal family) who move to the Tuileries. November 2, 1789, the church property were nationalized. The kingdom is divided into 83 departments in December. April 17, 1790, the scrip is paper money and receives a legal tender, then forced a course from September. The property of the clergy are listed as "national assets". June 19, titles and nobility were abolished. On 12 July, the Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed. The Fête de la Fédération, 14 July, seems to mark the end of the Revolution and symbolizes what unites the king, the kingdom and the people. Mirabeau died April 12, 1791. The vote of the Le Chapelier law prohibits corporations, trade associations and unions and removes the right to strike. King was arrested at Varennes on June 22 trying to escape. Lafayette fired on the crowd on the Champ de Mars July 17, 1791. On 3 September, the Legislative replaces the Constituent Assembly, which separates. King oath to the Nation.