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5 francs 1832  VG.2692  MS64
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Estimate : 800 €
Price : 995 €
Maximum bid : 1 250 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 16:58:57
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : 5 francs
Date: 1832
Metal : silver
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 24,98 g.
Edge : inscrite en creux (lis) DOMINE SALVUM FAC REGEM
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire sans trace majeure de circulation recouvert d’une jolie patine grise de médaillier. La nervure centrale du lis inférieur du revers n’apparaît pas
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de MONNAIES IV, n° 1498 ; monnaie provenant de la collection M.L.F.A.


Obverse legend : HENRI V ROI - DE FRANCE.
Obverse description : Buste jeune d'Henri V à gauche en uniforme.


Reverse legend : 5 - F // (LIS) 1832 (LIS).
Reverse description : Écu de France couronné entre deux branches d'olivier.


Avec la tranche inscrite en creux, nous avons affaire à une pièce frappée en 1832 et non à une refrappe comme la plupart des pièces avec la tranche lisse ou cannelée.

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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