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100301 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal.

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    100301 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal. Dated 1793. The Execution of Louis (30mm, 8.21 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 XXI IANVIER/MDCCXCIII. Edge: Plain.


    Julius 262. Mint State. Exceptionally lustrous, prooflike surfaces, with some spots of iridescence; some scattered hairlines and friction marks in the fields.


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


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