Your browser does not support JavaScript!
+ Filters
New Search
Filters
Available Exact wording Only in the title
E-shopLoading...
GradeLoading...
PriceLoading...

fjt_476113 - NANTES (ALDERMANS AND MAYORS OF...) Christophe-Clair Danyel de Kervégan 1790

NANTES (ALDERMANS AND MAYORS OF...) Christophe-Clair Danyel de Kervégan AU
Price : 100.00 €
Type : Christophe-Clair Danyel de Kervégan
Date: 1790
Metal : silver
Diameter : 28 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 7,42 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R1
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : 1789 - 1790.
Obverse description : Armes de Kervégan.

Reverse


Reverse legend : DE LA MAIRIE DE M. DE KERVEGAN.
Reverse description : Écu aux armes de la ville de Nantes.

Commentary


Christophe-Clair Danyel de Kervégan, né le 25 décembre 17352 et mort le 2 octobre 18173 à Nantes, est un négociant, armateur et homme politique français, maire de Nantes de 1789 à 1791 et en 1797, premier président du Conseil général de la Loire-Inférieure de 1800 à 1805, député de 1804 à 1810.Voir son intéressante biographie à http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christophe-Clair_Danyel_de_Kerv%C3%A9gan.

Historical background


NANTES (aldermen AND MAYORS ...)

The Mayor of Nantes was installed in 1565 after being created by Francis II in 1560, with the right to elect their aldermen. The first strikes tokens are represented by texts from 1569. The first tokens do not carry the name of the mayor, the aldermen are tokens. The second period began in 1631 with the appearance of the name of the mayor on the chips. The arms appear in 1637. It is for this period tokens silver and copper. In the eighteenth century, by cons, most tokens is silver. In 1787, the mayor received 140 tokens of money and each alderman in 70 received a total of 700 annual fees. Several studies have been made on this series: Fornier, in his study of tokens Britain, has identified 100 different chips. Perthuis and Nicollière in 103 count in the Golden Book of the Hotel de Ville de Nantes, Soullard, Let mayors of Nantes, is a total of 135.

By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies to enhance your experience.

x
Voulez-vous visiter notre site en Français www.cgb.fr