FRENCH COIN SPOONS
This nicely hand made spoon in the popular Art Nouveau style
uncirculated French bronze one centime coin dated 1891 in a bezel
mounting with a fleur de lys crown finial.
The bowl is engraved with the word "Paris"
The back of the bowl is engraved "April 25, 1905"
I do not know why there is such a large time gap between the coin and
the bowl engraving.
A one centime piece was similar to a penny in value during the 3rd
I suspect that the spoon was made to be a 'lucky penny'.
The back of the coin features the motto "liberte, equalite, fraternite)
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