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1796-R France Political Flag Satire 5 Centimes L'an 5 Orleans Coin (23122601R)

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  • Circulated France Political Satire token engraved on 5 centimes Directoire Period copper 5 centimes coin.
  • Struck at the Orleans Mint (mint mark R).
  • Dated L'an 5 = mid 1796 to mid 1797.
  • Appears to be a political satire token, obverse stamped: ABA'S LE DRAPEAU DE LA MISERE (= Aba's The Flag of Misery), below a scratched representation of the French Tricolor flag.
  • Copper, 27mm, 9.39g.