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Live auction - fmd_600886 - 1 franc en argent 1832 VG.2711 var.

1 franc en argent 1832  VG.2711 var. MS62
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 460 €
Maximum bid : 600 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 17:21:27
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : 1 franc en argent
Date: 1832
Quantity minted : ---
Metal : silver
Diameter : 23 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,98 g.
Edge : striée
Rarity : R3
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : HENRI V ROI - DE FRANCE.
Obverse description : Buste tête nue d'Henri V à gauche en uniforme. Sous l’épaulette dans les champs, la signature T.W.I..


Reverse legend : 1 F// (LIS) 1832 (LIS).
Reverse description : Écu de France couronné entre deux branches d'olivier.


Exemplaire au millésime de 1832, variante en argent avec les initiales T.W.I. sous le buste au droit mais en tranche striée et non lisse comme indiqué dans le VG ou le Mazard.

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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