Tag Archive for: Cent Jours


Louis XVIII In Exile in England King 20 Francs 1815

Louis XVIII In Exile in England, 1815-R KMX 1; Friedberg 531, PCGS graded MS-62 When it was announced to Louis XVIII at the end of February 1815 that Napoleon had returned at the beginning of the so-called Cent Jours, the Bourbon king…

Napoleon I Bonaparte Emperor 20 Francs 1815

Napoleon I Bonaparte, 1815-A KM 705.1; cf. Friedberg 522 (for business strike), PCGS graded PR-65+ Cameo On February 26, 1815, an amazing thing happened. Napoleon slipped away from exile on the island of Elba and made his way to southern…