Philippe Simon's Collection
AFRIQUE / AFRICA / АФРИКА

ETHIOPIE (Ītyōṗṗyā)

Ethiopie - Ītyōṗṗyā - Ethiopia 2 THALER 01/06/1933 series: F/1 s.no: 042 , 006 grade: VF+ cat: 6 comment: Observe : Tafari Makonnen -"Haile Selassie the first" (23 July 1892 – 27 August 1975), was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor from 1930 to 1974. In the background the Empress Zewditou (1876-1930), she is one of only women reigning (1916/1930) over Ethiopia and one of the few women heading a state in the early twentieth century. added: 25 months ago