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Napoléon III - 50 Centimes - 1853 - Paris - Epreuve

Quality MS(65-70)
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Napoléon III - 50 Centimes - 1853 - Paris - Epreuve

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Napoléon III

Denomination within wreath


Extremely rare pattern of 50 centimes 1853, only a few examples known.

KM : 794.1
  • Coin condition : MS(65-70)
  • Country : France
  • Mint name : Paris
  • Composition : Silver
  • Denomination : 50 Centimes
  • Year : 1853
  • Product type : Coin

2.50 gr

  • Coin condition : MS(65-70)
  • Composition : Silver
  • Country : France
  • Denomination : 50 Centimes
  • Mint name : Paris
  • Product type : Coin
  • Year : 1853
  • Actual Weight Entire (oz) : 0.0723
  • Catalog Initials : KM
  • Coin name : Napoléon III
  • Coinage Type : Decimal Coinage
  • Fineness : 0.90000000000000002
  • First Issue Date : 1853
  • Mint Mark : A
  • Mintage : 154000
  • Period : 1853
  • Ruler Name : Napoleon III
  • Specific remark in title : Epreuve Grosse tête
  • Theoretical Coin Weight Entire (gr) : 2.5
  • Certification: PCGS
  • Certification number: 42079082
Our expertise for this quality
  • Coin rarity : extremely rare
  • Packaging : encapsulated coin
  • Specimen type : pattern
Collectible item references
  • KM : 794.1
NumisCorner catalog reference: 970663
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We are members of the major international numismatics organizations

  • American Numismatic Society (ANS n°11680)
  • American Numismatic Association (ANA n°3175551)
  • Asian Numismatic Society (ANS)
  • International Bank Note Society (IBNS n°11418)
  • Paper Money Guaranty (PMG n°3721)
  • Professional Coin Grading Service (PCGS n°1048758)
  • Numismatic Guaranty Corporation (NGC n°3721)
  • Official reseller Monnaie de Paris
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