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Live auction - fmd_541500 - Essai au module de 5 francs et au revers de 50 centimes Semeuse 1897 Paris GEM.152 1

Essai au module de 5 francs et au revers de 50 centimes Semeuse 1897 Paris GEM.152 1 MS
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Type : Essai au module de 5 francs et au revers de 50 centimes Semeuse
Date: (1959)
Date: 1897
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : ---
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 835 ‰
Diameter : 29 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 11,99 g.
Rarity : R3
Coments on the condition:
Très légères traces de frottement
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE - FRANÇAISE.
Obverse description : La France sous les traits d'une Semeuse marchant à gauche et semant à contre-vent ; derrière le soleil levant ; signé O. Roty en creux au-dessous.


Reverse description : 50 / CENTIMES au-dessus d'une branche d’olivier ; au-dessous 1897.

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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