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Live auction - fwo_713667 - ITALY - KINGDOM OF NAPLES - JOACHIM MURAT 5 Lire 1813 Naples

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Estimate : 2 000 €
Price : 2 549 €
Maximum bid : 2 550 €
End of the sale : 08 March 2022 19:42:17
bidders : 8 bidders
Type : 5 Lire
Date: 1813
Mint name / Town : Naples
Quantity minted : 36916
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 37 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 24,95 g.
Edge : en creux * DIO PROTEGGE IL REGNO
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
De légers coups sur la tranche et un petit choc à 11 heures au revers mais un splendide exemplaire avec de hauts reliefs. Belle patine de médaillier avec de jolis reflets irisés
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : GIOACCHINO - NAPOLEONE. // 1813·.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Joachim Murat à droite.
Obverse translation : (Joachim Napoléon).


Reverse legend : REGNO DELLE DUE SICILIE// 5./ LIRE.
Reverse description : Écu entouré d'un collier et surmonté d'un heaume, soutenu par deux divinités marines, posé sur un manteau couronné, brochant un sceptre et une main de justice.
Reverse translation : (Royaume des Deux Siciles).

Historical background



Joachim Murat (25/03/1767-13/10/1815), general and aide de camp of Bonaparte in 1796, married Caroline Bonaparte in 1800, he was governor of Paris, Marshal, Prince of the Empire. He received the principality of Berg which is attached one of Cleves (1806-1808) and was appointed king of Naples to replace Joseph in 1808. He conspires with Talleyrand and Fouche, but not disgraced. Whether to participate in the Russian campaign, Murat betrayed after Leipzig and deals with Anglo-Austrian to maintain his kingdom with the consent of Caroline. In 1815, he made contact with Napoleon's Elba Island, Italy tries to raise, but is definitely beaten at Tolentino on May 2 and must leave the country on May 9 Retired in Provence, he is approached by provocateurs, arrives on October 8 in Calabria. He was immediately arrested and tried, convicted and executed on October 13, as the Duc d'Enghien, he had shot eleven years earlier in the trenches of Vincennes.

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