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E-auction 502-413613 - fme_790569 - V REPUBLIC Médaille d’honneur des Chemins de Fer

V REPUBLIC Médaille d’honneur des Chemins de Fer XF
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Estimate : 10 €
Price : 7 €
Maximum bid : 7 €
End of the sale : 28 November 2022 19:29:00
bidders : 3 bidders
Type : Médaille d’honneur des Chemins de Fer
Date: n.d.
Metal : silver plated bronze
Diameter : 36,5 mm
Engraver GUIRAUD Georges (1901-1989)
Weight : 17,52 g.
Edge : lisse
Puncheon : corne BR
Coments on the condition:
Patine hétérogène avec des taches d’oxydation. Présence de coups et rayures


Obverse legend : RÉPUBLIQUE / FRANÇAISE.
Obverse description : Marianne à gauche, coiffée d’un bonnet phrygien, entre deux branches de laurier. Chemin de fer en arrière plan. Signé : GEORGES / GUIRAUD. Corne d’abondance BR.


Reverse description : Locomotive et train vus de face, branche de laurier à gauche. Nom du récipiendaire à l’exergue.


Exemplaire non décerné.
Diamètre sans bélière : 32 mm, avec bélière : 36 mm.

Historical background


(since 08/01/1959)

The Fifth Republic, whose constitution was approved by referendum on September 28, 1958 by more than 79% of French people, only officially began with the installation of General de Gaulle as president on January 8, 1959. The constitution was amended on January 28, 1958. October 1962 by referendum where a majority of 62% of votes approves the election of the President of the Republic by direct universal suffrage. The various presidents of the Fifth Republic are Charles de Gaulle (8/01/1959 - 27/04/1969, retirement and Alain Poher becomes interim president), Georges Pompidou (15/06/1969 - 2/04/1974, deceased , Alain Poher becomes interim president), Valéry Giscard d'Estaing (19/05/1974 - 21/05/1981), François Mitterrand (21/05/1981 - 7/05/1995), Jacques Chirac (7/05 /1995 - 05/16/2007), Nicolas Sarkozy (05/16/2007 - 05/15/2012), François Hollande (05/15/2012 - 05/14/2017) and Emmanuel Macron (05/14/2017 - ).

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