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LOT 8178

Estimate
GBP (£) 120 - 170
EUR (€) 130 - 190
USD ($) 130 - 180

Price
£90 (EUR 101; USD 98) (+bp*)

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WORLD TOKENS - FRANCE - 1791 - 2 SOLS TOKEN
DATED 1791 A.D.
(18.70 grams.).

Paris mint. Obv: seated figure left leaning on block inscribed DROITS / DE / L'HOMME / ARTIC / V in five lines with cockerel on column behind with LIBERTE SOUS LA LOI legend; L'AN III DE LA / LIBERTE in two lines in exergue. Rev: MEDAILLE / DE CONFIANCE / DE DEUX SOLS A / ECHANGER CONTRE / DES ASSIGNATS DE / 50LET AUDESSUS in six lines with date below and MONNERON FRERES NEGOCIANS A PARIS legend. Extremely fine; some lustre.

PROVENANCE:
Ex David Fleishmann collection, with collector packet.
Acquired DNW.
Property of a Kent gentleman.

LITERATURE:
KM# Tn23.