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fmd_482790 - 1 franc 1831 VG.2705

1 franc 1831  VG.2705  AU
130.00 €(Approx. 141.70$ | 107.90£)
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Type : 1 franc
Date: 1831
Quantity minted : ---
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,98 g.
Edge : striée
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire nettoyé
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Obverse legend : HENRI V ROI - DE FRANCE.
Obverse description : Buste tête nue d'Henri V à gauche en uniforme.


Reverse legend : 1 - F // (LIS) 1831 (LIS).
Reverse description : Écu de France couronné entre deux branches d'olivier.


Effigie normale. Pour la pièce de 1 franc, il y a deux modèles d’effigie : normal avec une tête classique et un type beaucoup plus rare avec la grosse tête.

Historical background

HENRI V Comte de Chambord


Grand-son of Charles X, Henry was born Sept. 29, 1820. He is the son of the Duke of Berry murdered February 13, 1820 by Louvel. On August 2, 1830, Charles X abdicated in his favor, but Henry follows his grandfather in exile in England and then in Prague. His mother, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon, trying to raise western France in 1832. His attempt fails. In 1833, Henry V was 13, it is considered major. After the fall of the Empire in 1870, the legitimist trying to impose the Restoration of the Bourbons to the throne of France. The restore fails because Henry refuses the tricolor, preferring the white flag fleurdelisé.

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