Moneta Gallery Coin Museum



Users 13,692
Photos 3,249
Comments 243
Views 13,840,343
Disk Space 327.6mb

SunMon TueWed ThuFri Sat
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930  

Moneta 2321
Zantetsuken 293
Chinacash 170
stretrader99z 133
numismatist6 100

FR_1cent_Lan6.jpg
French Revolution 1
Moneta

[ France ]
FR_5Cent_LAN5.jpg
France - 5 Centimes
Moneta

[ France ]
FR_1848_Rosicrucians.jpg
France - Paris or Ly
Moneta

[ France ]
FR_LeSage_10S_1792.jpg
French Revolution -
Moneta

[ France ]
FR_Reunion_1F_64.jpg
Reunion - 1 Franc 19
Moneta

[ French Colonies ]
FR_5SolLanIVchez.jpg
French Revolution 5
Moneta

[ France ]
· more ·

 

« Previous image · Next image »

FR_Lesage_20S_1792
French Revolution - 20 Sols Lefevre-Lesage 1792

« Previous image  · Slide Show · Next image »

Moneta



Registered: August 2005
Location: Arizona USA
Posts: 2,258
users gallery
A second example, in many ways better than my other.
These, and the remaining Monnaies de Confiance series of emergency coinage, are difficult to find and expensive in top condition. This will have to do for the LEFEVRE LESSAGE ET COMPie Ngt A PARIS coin. This silver 20 Sols is the Type 2 (Reynaud 18b) with spaced obverse legend and Dot below. It shows the allegorical figure of "Freedom" sitting with a flag in her lap. The French Rooster sits on a column pedestal and they're looking at each other. A Fasces with spear and Liberty Cap appear behind an open book representing "The Rights of Man and the Citizen" (DROITS DE L'HOMME ANTIC V), specifically Article V. Article Five states: 'The law has the right to forbid only actions harmful to society. Anything which is not forbidden by the law cannot be impeded, and no one can be constrained to do what it does not order.' It therefore appears, that among the 17 Articles, Article 5 was a declaration of libertarian freedom that succinctly separated the new order from the authoritarian past. The French Revolution attempted to set up a constitutional system of laws clearly delineating the power of the government and the separation of church and state.
The reverse legend around is: 'ET AU DESSUS LAN 4 ME DE LA LIBERTE 1792' (date since Rev = 1792) and the inner legend is: 'B. P. 20 SOLS A ECHANGER EN ASSIGNATS DE 50#' which means (B.P. = Bon Pour) value of 20 Sols in exchange for 50 Assignats (nearly worthless paper money).
· Date: November 18, 2020 · Views: 354 · Filesize: 136.1kb · Dimensions: 880 x 447 ·
Keywords: French Revolution 20 Sols Lefevre-Lesage 1792
Denomination: 20 Sols
Reference #: KM Tn18, Mazard 133, Reynaud 18b
Date/Mintmark: 1792 (Paris)
Condition: VF+
Weight: 2.85 g., 23mm
Metal: silver

« more
FR_Caisse_Metallique_1792.jpg
FR_Potter_5Sols_1792.jpg
FR_UNcs_Decime_LAN5.jpg
FR_HercGrp_1874A.jpg
FR_HercGrp_1848A.jpg
FR_10FR_1984_Rude.jpg
FR_1848_Rosicrucians.jpg
FR_5Cent_LAN5.jpg
FR_1Fr_1914_MS65.jpg
FR_UNcent_LAn5.jpg
FR_Lesage_20S_1792.jpg
FR_100F_1954B.jpg
Strasbourg_1815_L.jpg
Strasbourg_1814_N.jpg
FR_20F_1850_Ceres.jpg
US_FR_Libertas_Americana_Ag.jpg
FR_Ceres_20Franc_1850A-2.jpg
FR_2Sols_Monneron_Hercules.jpg
FR_100F_1958_MS64plus.jpg
FR_10c_1916_ms64rb.jpg
FR_100F_1958owl.jpg
· more »


Photo Sharing Gallery by PhotoPost
Copyright © 2007 All Enthusiast, Inc.

No portion of this page, text, images or code, may be copied, reproduced, published or distributed in any medium without the expressed written permission of the copyright holder.