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bry_740235 - THE CONVENTION 1 sol dit "à la table de loi" 1793 Dijon

THE CONVENTION 1 sol dit  à la table de loi  1793 Dijon VF
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Type : 1 sol dit "à la table de loi"
Date: 1793 
Mint name / Town : Dijon
Metal : bell metal
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 10,93 g.
Edge : lisse
Coments on the condition:
Usure homogène et importante
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Cet exemplaire provient de la Collection Benjamin JACOTIN


Obverse legend : REPUBLIQUE - FRANÇOISE. / L'AN II..
Obverse description : Table où se trouve écrit en sept lignes LES / HOMMES / SONT / EGAUX / DEVANT / LA LOI / Dupré, accostée d'une grappe de raisin et d'une gerbe de blé.


Reverse legend : .LIBERTE' - E'GALITE'. - .1793..
Reverse description : Balance sommée d'un bonnet phrygien à laquelle est appendue une couronne de chêne ; au centre 1. S. ; sous la couronne (Mg) et la lettre d'atelier.

Historical background



The Republic was proclaimed on September 22, 1792 by the Convention. France declares war on England, Holland and Spain in February and March 1793. The first coalition against France is made up of England, Holland, Austria, Russia, Spain , Prussia, Austria and Savoy. The French annex the Rhineland and Basel. Dumouriez, beaten at Neerwinden on March 18, decreed of accusation, goes over to the enemy. On March 10, 1793, the Revolutionary Tribunal was set up, then the Public Safety Committee on April 6. Marat was assassinated by Charlotte Corday on July 13, 1793. The end of the government of the Girondins on May 31 and June 2 brought their trial and execution on October 31. This is the beginning of the federalist movement in the provinces. Marseilles is taken on August 25 and Lyons on October 17. The Vendeans, who had taken Saumur on June 9, were crushed at Cholet on October 17. The mass levy was decreed on August 23. On September 5, the Convention establishes the Terror.

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