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v19_2012 - VATICAN - PIUS IX Monnaie satirique, module de 10 soldi, regravée 1867 Rome

VATICAN - PIUS IX Monnaie satirique, module de 10 soldi, regravée 1867 Rome XF
MONNAIES 19 (2004)
Starting price : 150.00 €
Estimate : 250.00 €
Realised price : 150.00 €
Number of bids : 1
Maximum bid : 195.00 €
Type : Monnaie satirique, module de 10 soldi, regravée
Date: an XXII
Mint name / Town : Roma
Metal : silver
Millesimal fineness : 835 ‰
Diameter : 18 mm
Orientation dies : 6 h.
Weight : 2,38 g.
Edge : cannelée
Rarity : R2
Coments on the condition:
Le revers légèrement sale mais un très bel exemplaire avec une patine grise
Catalogue references :

Obverse


Obverse legend : PIVS. IX. PON. - MAX. AN. XXII.
Obverse description : Buste du Saint-Père, Pie IX à gauche ; regravé de façon satirique sous forme de l’empereur Guillaume II, en uniforme et avec un casque à pointe.
Obverse translation : (Pie IX souverain pontife, vingt-deuxième année).

Reverse


Reverse legend : STATO * PONTIFICIO *.
Reverse description : Légende circulaire, au centre dans une couronne composite : 10/ SOLDI/ 1867.
Reverse translation : (État Pontifical).

Commentary


Très habile regravure au droit, visiblement l’œuvre d’un artiste ou d’un professionnel.

Historical background


VATICAN - PIE IX (Jean-Marie Mastai Ferretti)

(16/06/1846-7/02/1878)

Pius IX (1792-1878), elected after a vacancy of only fifteen days, with the longest pontificate nineteenth century. After a happy beginning, showing him, or at least a liberal innovative between 1846-1848, the Roman revolution rejects conservatism. After the February Revolution in France, agitation wins all over Europe and even Rome. Given the refusal of Pius IX declared war on Austria, the Republic was proclaimed on February 9 at the instigation of Mazzini and Garibaldi. On June 1, an expeditionary force was sent to Rome to restore order. The French took the city on July 3 and restore Pius IX. It can not prevent Victor Emmanuel II to achieve Italian unity and finds himself isolated from 1861. Rome resists another nine years before falling into the hands of the king of Italy and became the capital in 1870. Pius IX saw the last nine years of his life in considering himself as a prisoner of the Italian power.

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