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100552 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal.

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    100552 | FRANCE. Louis XVI silver Medal. Dated 1793. The Execution of Louis (30mm, 9.29 g, 12h). By Loos.


    LOUIS XVI ROI DE FR 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. Highly lustrous and charmingly toned, with an alluring golden-cobalt hue near the peripheries; some scattered marks and hairlines are noted. Compare to a similar example which realized a hammer of $525 [!] in CNG 99 (13 May 2015), lot 1147.


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