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Live auction - fwo_430298 - ITALY - SUBALPINE GAUL 5 Francs an 10 1802 Turin

ITALY - SUBALPINE GAUL 5 Francs an 10 1802 Turin AU/AU
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Estimate : 500 €
Price : 275 €
Maximum bid : 288 €
End of the sale : 13 June 2017 18:43:46
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : 5 Francs an 10
Date: An 10 (1801-1802)
Mint name / Town : Turin
Quantity minted : 141194
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 24,97 g.
Edge : laurée
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
Exemplaire idéalement centré sur un flan régulier. La pièce est recouverte d’une très belle patine grise de médaillier
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la collection L.G.


Obverse legend : GAULE - SUBALPINE.
Obverse description : La Gaule Subalpine et la France debout de face, tenant une palme et une couronne, une pique surmontée d'un bonnet phrygien et un niveau ; signé LAVY.


Reverse legend : LIBERTÉ EGALITÉ / *ERIDANIA*/ 5./ FRANCS/ - / L'AN 10..
Reverse description : dans une couronne formée d'une palme et d'une branche d'olivier.


Le directeur de l'atelier, Vittorio Modesto Paroletti, est responsable de l'atelier français de Turin du 25 nivôse an XII (16 janvier 1804) au 10 novembre 1813.

Historical background

ITALY - GAULE subalpine


The second Italian campaign is one of the most brilliant of General Bonaparte. He crossed the Alps between 16 and 20 May 1800, 2 June, he won Milan defeated the Austrians at Montebello on June 9 and June 14 where Marengo Desaix was killed. On 16 June, the armistice of Alessandria Piedmont ends the campaign and the Austrians withdrew beyond the Po. Following the armistice, a new republic was proclaimed: the Subalpine Republic, or Subalpine Gaul, with its capital in Turin. The annexation of Piedmont to France, September 11, 1802, terminates the ephemeral republic.

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