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French 20 franc pieces were minted in London between 7 June and 6 November 1815, for the use of the British Army in the Waterloo campaign and its immediate aftermath. They were officially demonetised by the French government on 7 December 1815.: CM.1961-2003

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Titles

French 20 franc pieces were minted in London between 7 June and 6 November 1815, for the use of the British Army in the Waterloo campaign and its immediate aftermath. They were officially demonetised by the French government on 7 December 1815.

Description

France, Louis XVIII (1814-24), AV 20 francs, 1815 R (London mint), 6.43 g. From CGF Monnaies sale 17 (31.12.2002), lot 1487.

Notes

History note: Under Review

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (2003-04-28) by Comptoir Général Financier

Identification numbers

Accession number: CM.1961-2003
Primary reference Number: 256081
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Created: Monday 2 November 2020 Updated: Thursday 7 December 2023 Last processed: Thursday 7 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Coins and Medals

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