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fme_684713 - HENRY V COUNT OF CHAMBORD Médaille de récompense

HENRY V COUNT OF CHAMBORD Médaille de récompense XF
75.00 €(Approx. 81.75$ | 62.25£)
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Type : Médaille de récompense
Date: 1842
Metal : copper
Diameter : 36,5 mm
Weight : 19,37 g.
Edge : llisse
Puncheon : sans poinçon
Coments on the condition:
Patine marron hétérogène avec des taches noires et des traces de manipulation dans les champs. Présence de quelques coups et rayures
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Obverse legend : HENRI - DE FRANCE.
Obverse description : Tête nue à droite, signé : GAYRARD F. PRAGUE 1842.


Reverse legend : ANÉPIGRAPHE.
Reverse description : Couronne de lis.

Historical background

HENRI V Comte de Chambord


Grand-son of Charles X, Henry was born Sept. 29, 1820. He is the son of the Duke of Berry murdered February 13, 1820 by Louvel. On August 2, 1830, Charles X abdicated in his favor, but Henry follows his grandfather in exile in England and then in Prague. His mother, Marie-Caroline de Bourbon, trying to raise western France in 1832. His attempt fails. In 1833, Henry V was 13, it is considered major. After the fall of the Empire in 1870, the legitimist trying to impose the Restoration of the Bourbons to the throne of France. The restore fails because Henry refuses the tricolor, preferring the white flag fleurdelisé.

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