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Live auction - fmd_428094 - 5 francs Cérès Deuxième république 1850 Paris F.327/4

5 francs Cérès Deuxième république 1850 Paris F.327/4 MS63
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Estimate : 1 000 €
Price : 927 €
Maximum bid : 1 355 €
End of the sale : 13 June 2017 17:07:25
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : 5 francs Cérès Deuxième république
Date: 1850
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 14542699
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 24,92 g.
Edge : inscrite en relief *** DIEU PROTEGE LA FRANCE
Coments on the condition:
Pièce avec un flan miroir au droit et une magnifique patine de médaillier. Le seul défaut visible à l'œil nu selon les critères retenus par M. Prieur est le petit plat sur la joue où la surface d'origine commence à disparaître. Pas de marques de manipulation visibles même à la loupe x10 / Le revers exceptionnel associe un aspect glacé de la monnaie avec un flan mat où la patine s'est légèrement déposée en plusieurs couches superposées allant du gris bleu jusqu'au rose avec des reflets dorés
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire de la Collection Serge MOREL ; provient de la vente Varesi 16, novembre 1992, lot n° 1340 et de la vente MONNAIES IX, lot n°1803


Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE - FRANÇAISE..
Obverse description : Tête de Cérès à gauche, surmontée d'une étoile, coiffée d'une couronne d'épis, de feuilles de chêne et d'olivier, avec un bandeau inscrit CONCOR ; signé E.A. OUDINÉ. F. au-dessous.


Reverse description : dans une couronne composite d'olivier et de chêne.

Historical background



During the revolution of February 1848, Louis-Philippe abdicated in favor of his grandson, son, but it is not recognized by the Chambers, February 24, the Republic was proclaimed by a decree of the Provisional Government. It proclaimed the freedom of labor, the abolition of the death penalty in politics, universal suffrage. National workshops were created in March 1848. Elections were held in April and lead to the success of moderate Republicans. The closing of the national workshops causes riots are quelled by General Cavaignac who is appointed Chairman of the Board. The rebels were executed, imprisoned, deported. The legislative power is vested in a single meeting as President of the Republic, elected by universal suffrage, holds executive. The latter is the Prince Louis Napoleon. It conflicts with the meeting in 1850 for his re-election is unconstitutional. Louis Napoleon then engages in the preparation of the coup, which enables him Dec. 2, 1851, to install a dictatorship. In November 1852, it is proposed to restore the hereditary imperial dignity. The plebiscite of November 21-22 gives nearly eight million yes for the Empire while not only collected about 250. 000 votes. December 2, 1852, Louis Napoleon was proclaimed emperor under the name of Napoleon III.

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