Æ 27.6mm diameter. AYEZ PITIE D'UN PAUVRE AVEUGLE.S.V.P. Louis-Philippe as a blind beggar seated, sacks of coins around him. Violin player (Lamartine) standing at his side, 1848 in ex. R. IL NE VOULUT JAMAIS QUE LE BIEN DE TOUS in six lines. Rare. Brilliant, prooflike, slight marks in field, otherwise some original colour and lustre.
The motif and slogan also appeared on pamphlets of the period.
Ex David Rogers collection.
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