1814, Louis XVIII. Beautiful 5 Francs Silver Coin. VF

1814, Louis XVIII. Beautiful 5 Francs Silver Coin. VF
Scarce two-year type w. uniformed bust. Perpignan Mint!

Condition: VF
Mint year: 1814
Denomination: 5 Francs
Mint Place: Perpignan (Q)
References: KM-702.1, Davenport 86, Gadoury 591, Mazard 667. R!
Material: Silver (.900)
Weight: 24.76gm
Diameter: 33mm

Obverse: Bust of Louis XVIII left. Bound hair, and with order cross. Engraver´s name at bust´s base.
Legend: LOUIS XVIII ROI DE FRANCE.
Reverse: Crowned french shield with three lis flanked by olive branches.
Legend: PIECE DE 5 FRANCS. (clasped hands) 1814 (Q)

Authenticity unconditionally guaranteed. !

Louis XVIII (Versailles 17 November 1755 – Paris 16 September 1824), Louis Stanislas Xavier de France , was a King of France and Navarre. The brother of Louis XVI, and uncle of Louis XVII, he ruled the kingdom from 1814 (although he dated his reign from the death of his nephew in 1795) until his death in 1824, with a brief break in 1815 due to his flight from Napoleon I during the Hundred Days.

Louis Stanislas Xavier was born on 17 November 1755 in the Palace of Versailles in France, the fourth son of Louis, Dauphin of France, and his wife, Marie-Josèphe of Saxony. His paternal grandparents were King Louis XV of France and his consort,
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