10 Livres - Napoleon I

Features

Issuer Isles de France and Bonaparte
Emperor Napoleon I (1804-1814, 1815)
Type Standard circulation coin
Year 1810
Value 10 Livres
Currency Franc (1810)
Composition Silver (.840)
Weight 26.8 g
Diameter 39 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 21727
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 1,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Dav ECT# 37,
John Stewart Davenport; 1964. European Crowns and Talers Since 1800 (2nd edition in one volume of "European Crowns since 1800" and "German talers since 1800"). Spink & Son, London, United Kingdom.
Lec# 14
Jean Lecompte; 2007. Monnaies et jetons des colonies françaises (2nd edition). Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Crowned imperial eagle.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
ILES DE FRANCE ET BONAPARTE
AVELINE

Translation: Islands of France and Bonaparte

Engraver: Aveline

Reverse

Value within wreath, date below.

Script: Latin

Lettering:
DIX LIVRES
1810

Translation: Ten Livres

Edge

Reeded

Comments

This coin is also known as Piastre Decaen, in the name of the governor of the Île de France, the General Decaen.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1810  200 000

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