1067838 | FRANCE. Napoleon III.
(Emperor, 1852-1870). 1870 Silvered Copper Pattern or Medallic 5 Francs. NGC MS63.
Edge: Reeded (Tranche Striée). 37mm. 18.97gm. NAPOLEON III - IMPERATOR. Laureate head, left /
FINIS/ GERMANIAE/ 1870 (The end of Germany). Two-line inscription and date within wreath. Mazard 1749 Variant; VG-3758.
Satirical medal mocking the French Emperor Napoleon III struck after the design of a 5 Francs coin, as an alleged issue minted by the French Emperor in anticipation of the French army's victory in the Franco-German war of 1870/71. Deeply prooflike with frosted devices.
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