Here are some more selections from The French Collection offered in the MDC Monaco Auction No. 12 coming up in October. This grouping focuses on coins of the constitution and convention periods.
The French Collection
presented by MDC Monnaises de Collection
Auction October 11, 2023
MDC Monnaies de collection is excited to auction
The French Collection in October 2023.
The collection of 540 lots, built over 40 years, includes the most beautiful coins from the
French Revolution to the Fifth Republic, with a vast majority of Top Pop. Today, it is not
possible to recreate such a collection. We know that many collectors will find in it the special
coins they have been looking for. The auction will take place in Monaco at the Hôtel Métropole on the 11th of October 2023, from 1:30 pm to 4 pm (lots 1 to 296) and from 4:15
pm to 7 pm (lots 297 to 540), Nicolas Gimbert, Auctioneer.
To view the complete collection:
The Constitution Period (1791 - 1792)
Lot 3. France, 6 deniers, 1792, An 4, BB, Strasbourg. Louis XVI King of The French, Gadoury 7, Top Pop, the only example of the type graded by PCGS. PCGS AU53BN (47808966)
Lot 4. France, 12 deniers, 1792, An 4, BB, Strasbourg. LOUIS XVI King of The French, Gadoury 13, Top Pop, NGC MS 64 BN, (6636087-008)
Lot 15. France, Half (Demi) Ecu, 1792, An 4, BB, Strasbourg, LOUIS XVI, King of The French, Gadoury 42, Top Pop, PCGS MS64 (39806816)
The Convention Period (1792 - 1795)
Lot 21. France, Convention (1792-1795), Essai of 1 Sol. 1793, An II, A, Paris,
Gadoury 19, Top Pop, the only example of this type PCGS has graded, NGC MS 65 (6636089-006)
Lot 27. France, Convention (1792-1795). Écu de 6 livres FRANÇOISE, An II (1794) W, Lille. Gadoury 60, The second highest example graded by PCGS, NGC AU 53 (6636089-010)
Lot 28. France, Convention (1792-1795), Louis d'or of 24 livres, 1793, L'An II, A, Paris.
Gadoury 62, The second highest example PCGS has graded. PCGS MS61 (39807018)
To read the earlier E-Sylum articles, see:
MDC OCTOBER 2023 FRENCH COLLECTION
MDC OCTOBER 2023 FRENCH COLLECTION 5 FRANCS
MDC OCTOBER 2023 FRENCH COLLECTION GOLD
Wayne Homren, Editor
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