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Live auction - fwo_568101 - PERU - FERDINAND VII 8 Reales 1810 Lima

PERU - FERDINAND VII 8 Reales 1810 Lima MS
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Estimate : 900 €
Price : 640 €
Maximum bid : 900 €
End of the sale : 08 September 2020 19:05:43
bidders : 2 bidders
Type : 8 Reales
Date: 1810
Mint name / Town : Lima
Quantity minted : -
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 900 ‰
Diameter : 38,5 mm
Orientation dies : 12 h.
Weight : 26,86 g.
Edge : annelée
Rarity : R1
Coments on the condition:
La monnaie présente des traces de manipulation à l’avers, sous la patine. Restes du brillant d’origine de part et d’autre
Catalogue references :


Obverse legend : FERDIN. VII. - DEI. GRATIA// 1810.
Obverse description : Buste de Ferdinand VII lauré et drapé à droite.


Reverse legend : .HISPAN. ET IND. REX. MAE. 8R. J.P..
Reverse description : Écu couronné à cinq quartiers entre les Colonnes d'Hercule avec un bandeau inscrit PLUS - ULTRA.

Historical background



Ferdinand VII (13/10/1784-29/09/1833) is the eldest son of Charles IV and Maria Luisa of Parma. Prince of Asturias, he opposed Godoy, the favorite of his mother and the Prime Minister. His father abdicated in his favor after the uprising of Aranjuez (19/03/1808). The French troops under Murat invest Madrid May 1, 1808. May 2, "Dos de Mayo" immortalized by Goya, the people rise. Repression is terrible. 5, by the Treaty of Bayonne, Charles IV and Ferdinand VII abdicated renounced the throne. June 6, Napoleon chose his brother Joseph to rule over Spain. This is the beginning of the Spanish war was the first defeat of Napoleon. On 11 December 1813, the Treaty of Valençay makes the crown to Ferdinand VII, who was a prisoner since 1808. Returned to Spain in 1814, he ruled as an absolute monarch. He lost the American colonies. He had to establish a liberal constitution in 1820. He could restore absolute power through the French Intervention in 1823 the Duke of Angoulême. Married four times, he abolished the Salic law in favor of his only daughter, Isabella, to the detriment of his brother Charles, the origin of the Carlist wars of the nineteenth century. He died in 1833.

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