5 Franc    (售价 $152.0)


1811, France (1st Empire), Napoleon I. Large Silver 5 Francs Coin. Rouen mint!

Mint Year: 1811 Mint Place: Rouen (B) Denomination: 5 Francs Reference: Davenport 85, KM-694.2. Condition: Numerous circulation-marks in obverse, cleaned in the past, now retoned, inor deposits,  otherwise nice VF+ Weight: 24.81gm Diameter: 37mm Material: Silver

Obverse: Laureate bust of Napoleon I. right, engraver´s mark below Legend: NAPOLEON EMPEREUR,

Reverse: Denomination (5 Francs) within wreath. Date (1812), flanked by privy mark (Lamb of God) and mint intial (B) below. Legend: EMPIRE FRANCAIS. (privy mark: lamb of god) 1811. (B)


Napoleon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French military and political leader who had a significant impact on the history of Europe. He was a general during the French Revolution, the ruler of France as First Consul of the French Republic and Emperor of the First French Empire.

Born in Corsica and trained as an artillery officer in mainland France, he rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led successful campaigns against the First and Second Coalitions arrayed against France. In 1799, Napoleon staged a coup d'état and installed himself as First Consul; five years later he crowned himself Emperor of the French. In the first decade of the nineteenth century, he turned the armies of France against every major European power and dominated continental Europe through a series of military victories - epitomised in battles such as Austerlitz and Friedland. He maintained France's sphere of influence by the formation of extensive alliances and the appointment of friends and family members to rule other European countries as French client states.

The French invasion of Russia in 1812 marked a turning point in Napoleon's fortunes. His Grande Armée was wrecked in the campaign and never fully recovered. In 1813, the Sixth Coalition defeated his forces at Leipzig, invaded France and exiled him to the island of Elba. Less than a year later, he returned and was finally defeated at the Battle of Waterloo in June 1815. Napoleon spent the last six years of his life under British supervision on the island of Saint Helena, where he died in 1821. The autopsy concluded he died of stomach cancer though Sten Forshufvud and other scientists in the 1960s conjectured that he had been poisoned with arsenic.

Napoleon developed few military innovations, drew his tactics from different sources and scored major victories with a modernised French army. His campaigns are studied at military academies the world over and he is widely regarded as one of history's greatest commanders. While considered a tyrant by his opponents, he is remembered for the establishment of the Napoleonic code, which laid the administrative foundations for much of Western Europe.

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 面额: 5 Franc
 国家: 法兰西第一帝国 (1804 - 1814)
 人物: 拿破仑一世(1769 - 1821)
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