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Lot 30514


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Type Coin
Title Lot 30514
Date 1815
Country France
Service Catalog # 661000
Denomination 5 Francs
Description Napoleon copper Essai 5 Francs 1815-A, Maz-568B, MS64 Brown NGC. A superb pattern 5 Francs by Droz featuring the Emperor facing right. Struck following the first restoration of Louis XVIII for the period known as The Hundred Days. Very rare and a most appealing example with mahogany-brown surfaces and a hint of luster in the legends. Realized $4,112.50. Description courtesy of Heritage Auctions.

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