AR 5 Francs, Bayonne mint, 1813, Pierre-Joseph Tiolier, General Coin Engraver Paris (1803-1815) and Pierre-Boniface Darripe, Mint Master Bayonne (1810-1828).
KM 694.9 mintage 1,161,000
O: laur bust r NAPOLEON EMPEREUR
R: 5 Francs within wreath EMPIRE FRANÇAIS around, 1813 below and L to lower right.
Views of Bayonne:
View of the Nive 1990
Facade of the Cathedral showing that the statuary was robbed out during the French Revolution as was common practice at that time.
a stroll along the old city walls
the cathedral cloisters
all taken in Bayonne, 1990.