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5 centimes: CM.112-2017

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Awaiting location update


Napoleon III (1852-70) (Ruler)
Paris (Mint)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2017-01-23) by J. Grünert


Production date: AD 1854

Components of the work

Object composed of bronze Diameter 25.15 mm Die Axis 180 degrees Weight 4.85 g

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: Napoleon in Prussian helmet, left.

  • Location: Reverse
  • Type: Design

Inscription present: obverse

  • Type: Design

Inscription present: Eagle on thunderbolt, right. A below.

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Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.112-2017
Primary reference Number: 241275
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Created: Thursday 16 July 2020 Updated: Wednesday 21 July 2021 Last processed: Friday 6 August 2021

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Owner or interested party: CAMFZ
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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