Louis D'or - Louis XVIII


The Louis d'or under Louis XVIII of France was a 20 franc coin. Only a limited number were issued and they are now kept by collectors worldwide for their significant value and rarity.

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Îles Des Saintes - History - Discovery and Colonisation
... To prevent further English ambitions, King Louis XVI ordered the construction of fortifications on les Saintes ... Thus began the construction of "Fort Louis" on the Mire Hill, "Fort de la Reine" on Petite Martinique island, the watchtowers of "Modele tower" on Chameau Hill (the ... his deputy gouvernor Sir Eugène-Édouard Boyer, Baron de Peyreleau, sent by Louis XVIII to repossess the colony were quickly disturbed by the return of Napoleon I in April 1815 (Hundred Days) ...
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Thomas Laurent Madeleine Duverne De Presle - Life
... From 1794 between the count of Provence (future Louis XVIII of France), François de Charette, the Vendéens and the chouans in Brittany ... After the Quiberon landing was defeated in July 1795, he wrote to Louis XVIII to suggest he stop massacring his partisans in uprisings and taking advantage of political and electoral means as a way back ... He met with Louis XVIII in Zurich in April 1796 and the comte d'Artois (the future Charles X of France) in London in October, putting them in touch with the ...
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... In 1795 he joined King Louis XVI's middle brother, the comte de Provence, at Verona as an émigré minister of the House of Bourbon ... After the death of Louis XVI's son, the comte de Provence declared himself King Louis XVIII of France ... Later, Saint-Priest accompanied Louis XVIII's exiled court to Blankenburg and Mittau ...

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