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fmd_431693 - Essai du concours de 20 centimes par Dieudonné 1961 Paris GEM.55 8

Essai du concours de 20 centimes par Dieudonné 1961 Paris GEM.55 8 MS62
165.00 €(Approx. 186.45$ | 146.85£)
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Type : Essai du concours de 20 centimes par Dieudonné
Date: 1961
Mint name / Town : Paris
Quantity minted : 1200
Metal : bronze-aluminium
Diameter : 23,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 4,05 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R1
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE - FRANÇAISE.
Obverse description : Tête de la République à gauche coiffée du bonnet phrygien et devant un rameau d'olivier ; en-dessous A. DIEUDONNE.

Reverse


Reverse legend : LIBERTE / EGALITE / FRATERNITE // ESSAI / 20 CENTIMES 1961.
Reverse description : Formant couronne semi-circulaire, à gauche un rameau d'olivier, à droite un épi de blé.

Commentary


Avec le mot ESSAI. Revers du type adopté.

Historical background


FIFTH REPUBLIC

(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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