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fwo_537748 - GERMANY - KINGDOM OF WESTPHALIA - JÉRÔME NAPOLÉON 5 Franken 1813 Cassel

GERMANY - KINGDOM OF WESTPHALIA - JÉRÔME NAPOLÉON 5 Franken 1813 Cassel AU
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Price : 680.00 €
Type : 5 Franken
Date: 1813
Mint name / Town : Cassel
Quantity minted : 2045
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 14 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 1,64 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
La monnaie a été nettoyée légèrement
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Obverse


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

Reverse


Reverse legend : KOEN. V. WESTPH. FR. PR. / (MM) 1813. C.
Reverse description : 5/ FRANK. .
Reverse translation : (Roi de Westphalie prince français).

Commentary


Frappe médaille. Sur les monnaies westphaliennes, Tiolier, également graveur général des monnaies françaises, a choisi pour différent une tête d’aigle.

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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