Economic Education through Numismatics
  • 1858 $10 The Danville Bank



    Cr D-125, Affleck R3 (50-100), HA-VA-65-G4a

    January 14Orsini affair: Felice Orsini and his accomplices fail to assassinate Napoleon III in Paris but their bombs kill 8 and wound 142 people. Because of the involvement of French émigrés living in Britain, there is a brief anti-British feeling in France, but the emperor refuses to support it. Orsini is executed by guillotine on March 13 of this year. posting this after yesterday's events in France, tragic