1064492 | FRANCE. Napoleon I. (First Empire, 1804-1814). L'An XII (1803) AR Medallic Essai 5 Francs. PCGS SP61. By Nicolas-Guy-Antoine Brenet and Jean-Baptiste-Barthélemy Dupeyrat. Paris. Edge: Plain. 26.5gm. NAPOLEON LE GRAND. Bust left / MOYEN DE MULTIPLIER LES CARRÉS PAR DUPEYRAT PRESENTÉ A L'AD. MONNAIES . Inscription. Mazard 604 (R3); VG 1259; Ciani 634.

In 1804 Dupeyrat experimented at the Paris mint with machinery to copy (multiply) dies; this type represents his sample for the process. Exceedingly rare.

Ex. King Farouk Collection (Sotheby's March 1954, Lot 2178 [part]); Ex- Vinchon (Paris) July 10, 2003 Lot 15.


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1064492 FRANCE. Napoleon I. (First Empire, 1804-1814). L'An XII (1803) AR Medallic Essai 5 Francs. PCGS SP61. By Nicolas-Guy-Antoine Brenet and Jean-Baptiste-Barthélemy Dupeyrat. Paris. Edge: Plain. 26.5gm. NAPOLEON LE GRAND. Bust left / MOYEN DE MU

$16,500.00
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