100232 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal.

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    100232 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal. Dated 1793. The Execution of Louis (30mm, 9.39 g, 12h). By Loos.

     

    LOUIS XVI ROI DE RE IMMOLÉ PAR LES FACTIEUX (slain by the rebels), bust right, wearing crown of thorns / PLEURÉS ET VENGÉS LE! (mourn and avenge him!), France seated left, head right, leaning upon funerary urn and pointing toward toppled crown; tempest in background; in two lines in exergue, LE XXII IAN VIER/MDCCXCIII. Edge: Plain.

     

    Julius 262. Choice Mint State. Exceedingly lustrous, with an underlying brilliance and a few lightly scattered hairlines; exceptionally attractive rainbow iridescence. Includes old German collector's ticket.

     

    Compare to a similar example, which realized a hammer of $525 [!] in CNG 99 (13 May 2015), lot 1147.

     

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