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Live auction - fwo_469078 - MONACO - HONORE V 5 Centimes petite tête en cuivre rouge 1838 Monaco

MONACO - HONORE V 5 Centimes petite tête en cuivre rouge 1838 Monaco XF/AU
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Estimate : 180 €
Price : no bid
Maximum bid : no bid
End of the sale : 10 April 2018 18:30:06
Type : 5 Centimes petite tête en cuivre rouge
Date: 1838
Mint name / Town : Monaco
Quantity minted : -
Metal : copper
Diameter : 28,80 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 9,78 g.
Edge : chevronnée
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : HONORÉ V PRINCE - DE MONACO..
Obverse description : Tête nue à gauche ; signé BORREL.F. au-dessous.


Reverse legend : CINQ/ CENTIMES/ 1838./ (BONNE FOI) C M.
Reverse description : dans une couronne de chêne.


Ces monnaies ont été frappées à Monaco en 1837 et 1838 sur des flans neufs grâce au balancier de Droz racheté à la Monnaie de Paris.

Historical background



Honoré V (1778-1841), son and successor of Honoré IV, returned to Monaco in 1814. It is a peer of France by Louis XVIII. In fact, the principality is found under the protectorate of the Kingdom of Sardinia obliged. Florestan succeeded him in 1841.

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