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Live auction - fmd_599434 - Boîte de présentation de deux essais du 1/2 franc Semeuse 1965 Paris GEM.91 16

Boîte de présentation de deux essais du 1/2 franc Semeuse 1965 Paris GEM.91 16 MS
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Estimate : 700 €
Price : 494 €
Maximum bid : 500 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 18:00:34
bidders : 5 bidders
Type : Boîte de présentation de deux essais du 1/2 franc Semeuse
Date: 1965
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : ---
Metal : nickel
Diameter : 19,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,50 g.
Edge : striée
Rarity : R2
Catalogue references :


Obverse description : La République à gauche, sous les traits d'une semeuse drapée et coiffée d'un bonnet phrygien, aux cheveux longs, marchant et semant à contre-vent ; en arrière-plan, derrière la semeuse à droite, un soleil levant, et, à gauche ESSAI ; au-dessous, en creux O. ROTY.


Reverse description : 1/2 / FRANC encadré des différents, en deux lignes au-dessus d'une branche d'olivier ; au-dessous, le millésime.


Exemplaires dans le petit coffret vert de la Monnaie de Paris. Ces coffrets étaient remis aux officiels et sont très rares.

Historical background


(Since 01.08.1959)

The Fifth Republic, whose constitution was approved by referendum 28 September 1958 by more than 79% of French, officially begins with the installation of General de Gaulle as president January 8, 1959. The constitution is amended October 28, 1962 referendum where a majority of 62% of the vote approves the election of the President of the Republic by direct universal suffrage. Different presidents of the Fifth Republic are Charles de Gaulle (08/01/1959 - 04/27/1969, Withdrawal and Alain Poher becomes Acting President), Georges Pompidou (15/06/1969 - 04/02/1974, died Alain Poher becomes acting president), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (19/05/1974 - 21/05/1981), François Mitterrand (05/21/1981 - 07/05/1995), Jacques Chirac (7/05 / 1995 - 16/05/2007), Nicolas Sarkozy (16/05/2007 - 15/05/2012), François Hollande (15/05/2012 - 14/05/2017) and Emmanuel Macron (14/05/2017 - ).

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