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E-auction 412-323963 - 2 francs Cérès, sans légende 1871 Bordeaux F.264/4

2 francs Cérès, sans légende 1871 Bordeaux F.264/4 VF20
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Estimate : 15 €
Price : 22 €
Maximum bid : 24 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2021 15:39:30
bidders : 6 bidders
Type : 2 francs Cérès, sans légende
Date: 1871
Mint name / Town : Bordeaux
Quantity minted : 1.255.958
Metal : silver
Diameter : 27 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 9,64 g.
Edge : cannelée
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Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE * FRANÇAISE..
Obverse description : tête de la République à gauche en Cérès, déesse des moissons, portant un collier de perles, un double chignon et une couronne composite de blé, fleurs, olivier et olives, chêne et glands, nouée par un ruban descendant sur le cou et passant sur le front où est inscrit le mot CONCOR ; sous la tranche du cou, le long du listel, E. A. OUDINÉ. F..


Reverse legend : 2 / FRANCS.
Reverse description : en deux lignes dans le champ, au-dessus du millésime, dans une couronne ouverte formée d'une branche de laurier à gauche et d'une branche d'olivier à droite, nouées à leur base par un ruban ; au-dessous, la lettre d'atelier encadrée des différents.

Historical background



The Republic was proclaimed on 4 September 1870 with the downfall of Napoleon III and his dynasty. Is set up a government of National Defence chaired by General Trochu, Governor of Paris and composed of moderate Republicans. The war continues and intensifies while the government is hiding in Paris besieged by the Prussians. A delegation withdrew to Tours. Gambetta joins balloon October 2, 1870. But this resistance remains vain and extends the misery, causing such commotion in October in Paris. In January 1871, the Government of National Defence must accept the terms of Bismarck. Paris capitulated, a National Assembly was elected to ratify the peace treaty, the armistice was signed. Elections were held on February 8 and brought to power a majority of conservative notables who meet for the first time in Bordeaux 13 February 1871. The Government of National Defence then gave him his powers. uses cookies to guarantee a better user experience and to carry out statistics of visits.
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