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bry_219247 - LOUIS XVI 3 deniers dit "au faisceau", type FRANÇAIS 1792 Strasbourg

LOUIS XVI 3 deniers dit  au faisceau , type FRANÇAIS 1792 Strasbourg VF
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Type : 3 deniers dit "au faisceau", type FRANÇAIS
Date: 1792
Mint name / Town : Strasbourg
Quantity minted : 22854
Metal : bell metal
Diameter : 22,5 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,78 g.
Edge : lisse
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Flan cisaillé à 7 heures. Cassure de coin le long des légendes au droit de 11 à 3 heures. Nettoyé
Catalogue references :
Predigree :
Exemplaire provenant de la collection Grangien


Obverse legend : LOUIS XVI ROI - DES FRANÇAIS / (MM) 1792 BB.
Obverse description : Buste de Louis XVI, tête nue à gauche, drapé et vu de trois quarts en avant.


Reverse legend : LA NATION LA - LOI LE ROI / L'AN 4 DE LA LIBERTÉ (MG).
Reverse description : Faisceau surmonté d'un bonnet phrygien entre deux branches de chêne ; 3 - D de part et d’autre du faisceau.

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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