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fmd_751603 - 1 franc Charles X, tranche cannelée 1830 Paris F.208/1

1 franc Charles X, tranche cannelée 1830 Paris F.208/1 AU
1 600.00 €(Approx. 1744.00$ | 1344.00£)
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Type : 1 franc Charles X, tranche cannelée
Date: 1830
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 3671
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 23,22 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,95 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Des traces de nettoyage


Obverse legend : CHARLES X ROI DE FRANCE..
Obverse description : Tête nue de Charles X à gauche ; au-dessous MICHAUT. T (cursif).


Reverse legend : 1 F.
Reverse description : en accostement d'un écu de France sommé d'une couronne royale, contenu dans une couronne ouverte composée de deux branches de laurier nouées à leur base par un ruban, à droite de l'écu un groupe de cinq feuilles ; au-dessous 1830 entre l'ancre barrée d'un C à gauche et le A à droite.


Exemplaire avec la matrice du revers à cinq feuilles. Ce type monétaire, à tranche cannelée, est de la plus grande rareté.

Historical background



Charles X, grandson of Louis XV and younger brother of Louis XVI, is known as Comte d'Artois. He succeeded Louis XVIII on September 16, 1824. His reign begins with liberal measures without follow-up. Charles X is the last king crowned in Reims, May 29, 1825. He leaves the government to Villèle which takes reactionary measures such as the law of compensation for emigrants of one billion gold francs or the dismissal of the National Guard. Despite the dissolution of the Chamber in 1821, the liberal opposition was strengthened and, in January 1828, Villèle was replaced by Martignac who tried to appease. Quickly fired in August 1829, Martignac was replaced by a representative of the ultras, Polignac. The king dissolves the Chamber on May 16, 1830 but the new chamber elected in July again has a liberal majority. Charles X then promulgates four ordinances which aim to limit the powers and freedoms of the House and tend to suspend the charter of 1814. This causes the revolution of July 27/29, better known as the "Trois Glorieuses". On August 2, 1830, Charles X abdicated in favor of his grandson Henri V, after appointing Louis-Philippe lieutenant general of the kingdom.

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