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1994 5 Francs Coin Voltaire

 
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NGC - Coin of the Day: On July 11, 1791, the National Assembly of France had Voltaire's remains brought back to Paris to be enshrined in the Panthéon. A million people are estimated to have attended the procession, which stretched throughout Paris. France honored him with a 1994 5 Francs coin.
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One of my great grandfathers, his father and his grandfather, all had Voltaire as their middle name.

I've always wondered if they were related to the great Voltaire.
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