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Live auction - fwo_526109 - ITALY - KINGDOM OF ITALY - NAPOLEON I 40 Lire, 1er type 1807 Milan

ITALY - KINGDOM OF ITALY - NAPOLEON I 40 Lire, 1er type 1807 Milan AU/AU
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Type : 40 Lire, 1er type
Date: 1807
Mint name / Town : Milan
Quantity minted : 3418
Metal : gold
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 26 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 12,9 g.
Edge : inscrite en relief * DIO PROTEGGE L'ITALIA (Dieu protège l'Italie)
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Marque de monture sur la tranche à 12 heure. La monnaie présente peu d’usure et le revers est agréable. Belle lumière
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : (GRENADE) NAPOLEONE IMPERATORE E RE (MM)// 1807/ M.
Obverse description : Tête nue de Napoléon Ier à gauche.
Obverse translation : (Napoléon empereur et roi).


Reverse legend : REGNO - D'ITALIA/ 40. LIRE.
Reverse description : Écu écartelé à cinq quartiers : au 1 des États du Pape (Émilie-Romagne), au 2 de Milan, au 3 de Venise, au 4 de Ligurie, au 5 de Savoie-Sardaigne, posé sur le tout un écu d'Italie aux armes de la Couronne de Fer, entouré du collier de la Légion d'Honneur, soutenu par une aigle posée sur un foudre surmonté d'une étoile ; le tout posé sur un manteau couronné, brochant deux hallebardes.
Reverse translation : (Royaume d'Italie).


C’est la première fois que nous proposons cette monnaie à la vente !.

Historical background



Napoleon accepts the crown of Italy March 17, 1805. After a triumphal entry into Milan May 8, 1805, Josephine and it crowned on May 26 by Cardinal Caprara. As to Paris a few months earlier, Napoleon crowned himself exclaiming: "God has given me, beware that the". This exclamation will become the motto of the Order of the Iron Crown (see FEES IV pp.III-V). The Emperor appointed his son-Prince Eugene de Beauharnais, Viceroy of Italy and leaves Milan June 10, 1805. He returned to Paris on 1 August to join the camp of Boulogne. The fate of Italy is now linked to that of France for nine years. Beginning in January 1814, the defection of Murat and his alliance with the Austrians and with the British in order to keep his kingdom of Naples, Italy lost. Prince Eugene, despite a heroic defense, can not prevent the collapse of the kingdom after Mantua has fallen. April 6, 1814, Napoleon abdicated.

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