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bry_530962 - LOUIS XVI 2 sols dit "au faisceau", type FRANÇOIS 1792 Paris

LOUIS XVI 2 sols dit  au faisceau , type FRANÇOIS 1792 Paris MS63
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Type : 2 sols dit "au faisceau", type FRANÇOIS
Date: 1792
Mint name / Town : Paris
Metal : bell metal
Diameter : 32,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Edge : lisse
slab PCGS
PCGS : MS 63
Coments on the condition:
Bel exemplaire frappé sur un flan régulier. La monnaie présente encore une bonne partie de son brillant malgré une tache sombre à l’avers et au revers. Des marques d’usure sont visibles sur les points hauts des reliefs. Présence de coups et petites rayures
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Obverse legend : LOUIS XVI ROI - DES FRANÇOIS. / (MM). 1792. A.
Obverse description : Buste de Louis XVI drapé à gauche, tête nue, les cheveux noués dans le cou par un ruban.


Reverse legend : .LA NATION LA - LOI LE ROI. / L'AN 4 DE LA LIBERTÉ. (MG).
Reverse description : Faisceau sommé d'un bonnet phrygien entre deux branches de chêne, accosté de 2 / S..

Historical background


(10/05/1774-21/01/1793) Monnaies Constitutionnelles


The Gironde department, formed March 23, 1792, declared war on April 20 the king of Bohemia and Hungary, Leopold II. Rouget de Lisle composed the Marseillaise on April 25. La Patrie is declared "endangered" on July 11. Parisians and Marseille take the Tuileries and massacred the defenders of the castle, Swiss and nobles, the king and his family took refuge with the Assembly. Louis XVI was deposed from his office and interned in Temple on August 12. Early September massacres take place in Parisian prisons, including the Carmelites, and make thousands of victims which the Princesse de Lamballe, friend of Marie Antoinette. Dumouriez and Kellermann victorious Prussians at Valmy on 20 September 1792. The news was quickly known by telegraph Chappe. The next day the Republic was proclaimed and the monarchy abolished at the first meeting of the Convention. Dumouriez defeated the Austrians at Jemmapes November 6 and occupies Brussels. The trial of the King starts on December 10. On 17 January, he was sentenced to death by one vote and was guillotined January 21, 1793.

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