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E-auction 491-401729 - fme_442821 - SECOND REPUBLIC Médaillette, Alphonse de Lamartine

SECOND REPUBLIC Médaillette, Alphonse de Lamartine AU
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Estimate : 30 €
Price : 12 €
Maximum bid : 16 €
End of the sale : 12 September 2022 18:06:30
bidders : 4 bidders
Type : Médaillette, Alphonse de Lamartine
Date: 1848
Metal : brass
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Weight : 2,58 g.
Edge : Lisse
Puncheon : sans poinçon
Coments on the condition:
Jolie petite médaille avec une patine dorée et irisée


Obverse description : Tête à gauche de Alphonse de Lamartine.


Reverse legend : A / LAMARTINE / LA FRANCE / RECONNAISSANTE / 1848.
Reverse description : Légende en 4 lignes horizontales.


Diamètre sans bélière : 19,5 mm
Alphonse de Lamartine, de son nom complet Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, né à Mâcon le 21 octobre 1790 et mort à Paris le 28 février 1869 est un poète, romancier, dramaturge français, ainsi qu'un homme politique qui participa à la Révolution de février 1848 et proclama la Deuxième République. Il est l'une des grandes figures du romantisme en France..

Historical background



Louis Napoleon was elected December 10, 1848 as the first President of the Second Republic. He had no right to represent in 1852. Louis Napoleon decided to make a coup planned for December 2, 1851, the anniversary of the coronation of the Eagle and commemoration of the Battle of Austerlitz. The coup is ratified by a plebiscite on December 21 with more than 7.5 million and only 640,000 YES NO. Victor Hugo was exiled on 12 December. The following year, he published "The Little Napoleon" which earned Louis Napoleon became Napoleon III meantime this famous sentence: "Napoleon the Little by Victor the Great".

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