Louis XVI Coin - 2 sols

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Louis XVI Coin - 2 sols

This is a bronze, French 2 sols coin from 1792, which was the last year of Louis XVI's reign in France. King Louis XVI was executed by the guillotine in January 1793 after being founf guilty of high treason.

It belonged to my Great Grandad, who gave it to my Grandad.

My Grandad gave it to me and my brother Will last year and we have looked after it ever since.

- Jack - Aged 7

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