Monaco 1837-M 5 francs
"MONACO Honore V. 1819-1841. 5 Francs 1837. Gutes vorzüglich. (principality of Monaco, Honoré V, 1819-41, five francs of 1837, good extremely fine.)"This is the only crown issued for Monaco during the nineteenth century and, unfortunately, it is quite rare.
Recorded mintage: unknown but rare.
Specification: 25 g, .900 fine silver; this specimen is 24.99 g.
Catalog reference: Gadoury 107, KM 96, Dav-219.
- Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1801-1900, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2012.
- Davenport, John S., European Crowns and Talers, Since 1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
- Numismatic Coins, Medals, Banknotes & Books: Auction 11, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2013.