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Live auction - fwo_421327 - GERMANY - KINGDOM OF WESTPHALIA - JÉRÔME NAPOLÉON 5 Franken 1809 Cassel

GERMANY - KINGDOM OF WESTPHALIA - JÉRÔME NAPOLÉON 5 Franken 1809 Cassel AU
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Estimate : 1 500 €
Price : 1 550 €
Maximum bid : 1 550 €
End of the sale : 14 March 2017 17:28:40
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : 5 Franken
Date: 1809
Mint name / Town : Cassel
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 37, mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 24,78 g.
Edge : en creux : * GOTT ERHALTE DEN KOENIG (Dieu protège le roi)
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire de qualité avec des stries d’ajustages au revers et des porosités dans le métal à l’avers. Frappe un peu molle au niveau de la chevelure. La monnaie a été nettoyée avant de se patiner
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection JMB

Obverse


Obverse legend : HIERONYMUS - NAPOLEON..
Obverse description : Tête laurée à droite de Jérôme Napoléon ; signé Tiolier cursif en-dessous.
Obverse translation : (Jérôme Napoléon).

Reverse


Reverse legend : KOENIG VON WESTPHALEN FR. PR.// (TÊTE DE CHEVAL) 1809. J.
Reverse description : 5/ FRANK. dans une couronne formée de deux branches de laurier.
Reverse translation : (Roi de Westphalie prince français).

Commentary


Pour les divisionnaires d'argent, il existe des monnaies de 5, 2, 1 et 1/2 frank. Ces pièces ont été frappées en 1808 et 1809. Celles qui sont en "frappe médaille" sont de fabrication allemande, à Cassel et ont l'orientation des coins à 12 heures.

Historical background


GERMANY - Kingdom of Westphalia - JEROME NAPOLEON

(8/12/1807-26/12/1813)

Jerome, the younger brother of Napoleon, was born Nov. 15, 1784. The Kingdom of Westphalia is tailored for him with the debris of Hanover, of Brunswick and Hesse-Cassel. On August 22, 1807, Jerome married Catherine of Württemberg and was appointed King of Westphalia December 8, 1807. In 1813, after Leipzig, Jerome must abandon its states are dismembered. After the battle of Waterloo, he lived in exile until 1848. Under the Second Empire, Marshal of France, he was president of the Senate and governor of the Invalides before dying in 1860.

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