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AV 1/2 Dukat ND (1750)
HRE Franz II von Lothringen 1745-65
AV 100 Franken 1955
50 exs struck
In 1945 the French seized Saar Province from Germany. In 1956 the population were allowed to hold a plebesite on their future. In 1955 the French govt. struck two essai gold coins to entice Saarlanders to remain loyal to France. However in 56 the vote went in a landslide to remain in Germany.
GLORIA IN EXCELSIS DEO - AR GEN TORA TVM
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