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about Napoleon Bonaparte

Historical Context:  These coins were minted in Europe during the reign of NAPOLEON BONAPARTE (1799-1814 AD). Napoleon I (1769-1821 AD), emperor of the French, consolidated and institutionalized many reforms of the French revolution. One of the greatest military commanders of all time, he conquered the greater part of Europe and did much to modernized the Nations he conquered. Born in Corsica, he was the second of eight children. He joined the revolution in 1791. He engineered a masterful defeat of the British at Toulon and was promoted to Brigadier General . He married Josephine in 1796. He led a coup in 1799 and became emperor. His downfall came when his alliance with Alexander I fell apart. He invaded Russia and was defeated. He abdicated in 1814 and was exiled to the Mediterranean island of Elba. 

 

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#8767: GOLD Coin - 1811 AD, Napoleon Bonaparte (His Face)
40 Francs

Historical Context:  See above

Obverse:  Napoleon in Laurel Wreath
Reverse:   Wreath and the date (1811)
Denomination:  40 Francs
Size:  about 26 mm and weighs about 13 grams.Fine Gold (between the size of a US Quarter and US $.50)
Grade:  Very Fine

 

SOLD   $389 plus shipping

 

 

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#8719: GOLD Coin - 1811 AD, Napoleon Bonaparte (His Face)
20 Francs

Historical Context:  See above

Obverse:  Napoleon in Laurel Wreath
Reverse:   Wreath and the date (1811)
Denomination:  20 Francs
Size:  about 21 mm and weighs about 1/5 oz.Fine Gold (about the size of a US Nickel)
Grade:  Very Fine

 

SOLD   $189 plus shipping

 

 

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#8720: Bronze Coin - 1813 AD, Napoleon Bonaparte (His Face) !! 
SHARP !!

Historical Context:  See above

Obverse:  Napoleon, Bareheaded
Reverse:   Crown. Legend
Denomination:  3 Centesimi 
Size:  about 23 mm (larger than a US Nickel)
Grade:
  Extra Fine

 

SOLD   $69.95 plus shipping

 

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