Discussion in 'World Coins' started by Evan Saltis, Apr 17, 2021.
here are a couple examples of these such coins.
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And a Faustin I 6 1/4 centimes from 1850
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Those are quite nice. My oldest from Haiti is 1904. I really wish I had more!
Nope. My oldest is 1894.
Very very nice!
I have the 1907 50 centimes. Mine is VF. And a 5 centime from 1904 which is AG.
Just wish we could have had some Louverture coins. Don't even know what the guy looked like.
There is a posthumous painting of him on Wiki
Yes, correct. That is my absolute favorite image, very lifelike. But, all of these just be taken with a grain of salt as they are French sources anyway. You will see that other portraits of him are racially stereotypical, just because no lifetime portraits were done of him.
first successful black slave rebellion in the new world.
Louverture and others in Saint Domingue at this time walked so that the slaves of the United States, Barbados, and elsewhere could run with the ideals of multiculturalism.
The "A" mint mark on @Siberian Man 's one photo indicates Paris. The French minted coins for several countries, including Greece. Many early Greek postage stamps were also printed in Paris.
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