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E-auction 383-295900 - FRENCH COCHINCHINA 1 Sapèque (2/1000 de Piastre) 1879 Paris

FRENCH COCHINCHINA 1 Sapèque (2/1000 de Piastre) 1879 Paris AU
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Estimate : 80 €
Price : 28 €
Maximum bid : 30 €
End of the sale : 17 August 2020 16:51:30
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : 1 Sapèque (2/1000 de Piastre)
Date: 1879
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 20000000
Metal : bronze
Diameter : 20 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 1,97 g.
Edge : lisse
Coments on the condition:
restes de brillant de frappe
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : COCHINCHINE FRANCAISE // A / 1879.
Obverse description : dans le champ.


Reverse legend : (LÉGENDE EN CARACTÈRES CHINOIS) ??? - ? - ??? // ?.
Reverse description : dans le champ.

Historical background


Plains region of the lower Mekong, Cochin is furrowed by French missionaries in the nineteenth century. Persecuted by the Annamite emperors, they are appealing to the government and is occupied Saigon in 1859 and the rest of Cochin from 1862 to 1867. Cochin is then attached to Indochina. It is now part of Vietnam.

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