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fmd_902365 - 5 décimes, Régénération française 1793 Paris F.172A/2

5 décimes, Régénération française 1793 Paris F.172A/2 MS
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Type : 5 décimes, Régénération française
Date: An 2 (1793-1794)
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 154278
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 35,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 24,45 g.
Edge : inscrite en creux : .°. EGALITE. LIBERTE. INDIVISIBILITE
Rarity : R1


Obverse legend : RÉGÉNÉRATION - FRANÇAISE., À L'EXERGUE : 10 AOUT 1793. / (NIVEAU).
Obverse description : Le doyen de la Convention, portant un drapeau boit de l'eau dans la main du président de la Convention qui tient un rameau de la main gauche devant une fontaine, surmontée d'une statue d'Isis, l'eau coulant de ses seins ; un lion à ses côtés ; signé DUPRE. sur le socle.


Reverse description : au centre dans une couronne formée d'une branche de laurier et d'une branche de chêne en quatre lignes : 5 / DÉCIMES / - / L'AN 2..


Variante avec un point après DUPRE..

Historical background



The Republic was proclaimed on September 22, 1792 by the Convention. France declares war on England, Holland and Spain in February and March 1793. The first coalition against France is made up of England, Holland, Austria, Russia, Spain , Prussia, Austria and Savoy. The French annex the Rhineland and Basel. Dumouriez, beaten at Neerwinden on March 18, decreed of accusation, goes over to the enemy. On March 10, 1793, the Revolutionary Tribunal was set up, then the Public Safety Committee on April 6. Marat was assassinated by Charlotte Corday on July 13, 1793. The end of the government of the Girondins on May 31 and June 2 brought their trial and execution on October 31. This is the beginning of the federalist movement in the provinces. Marseilles is taken on August 25 and Lyons on October 17. The Vendeans, who had taken Saumur on June 9, were crushed at Cholet on October 17. The mass levy was decreed on August 23. On September 5, the Convention establishes the Terror.

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