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* [[France 1644-K 1/4 ecu|1644-K ''quart d'écu, frappé au marteau'']
 
* [[France 1644-K 1/4 ecu|1644-K ''quart d'écu, frappé au marteau'']
 
* [[France 1643-Morlaas 1/4 ecu|1643 ''quart d'écu de Béarn,'' Morlaas mint]
 
* [[France 1643-Morlaas 1/4 ecu|1643 ''quart d'écu de Béarn,'' Morlaas mint]
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* [[France 1644-A 1/48 ecu|1644-A ''quarante-huitième d'écu à la mèche courte et au buste drapé'']
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* [[France 1650-A louis d'or|1650-A ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1652-C louis d'or|1652-C ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1653-AR louis d'or|1653-AR ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1652-A 1/2 ecu|1652-A ''demi-écu à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1649-A 1/4 ecu|1649-A ''quart d'écu à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1657-V ecu|1657-V ''écu de Navarre à la mèche longue'', Saint-Palais mint]
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* [[France 1652-V 1/2 ecu|1652-V ''demi-écu de Navarre à la mèche longue'', Saint-Palais mint]
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* [[France 1661-M ecu|1661-M ''écu de Béarn à la mèche longue'', Morlaas mint]
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* [[France 1665-A louis d'or|1665-A ''louis d'or juvénile à la tête laurée'']
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* [[France 1665-Pau louis d'or|1665 ''louis d'or juvénile du Béarn'', Pau mint]
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* [[France 1671-L ecu|1671-L ''écu au buste juvénile'']
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* [[France 1666-M 1/2 ecu|1666-M ''demi-écu au buste juvénile'']
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* [[France 1666-A 1/4 ecu|1666-A ''quart d'écu au buste juvénile'']
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* [[France 1660-K 1/12 ecu|1660-K ''douzième d'écu au buste juvénile'']
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* [[France 1664 ecu|1664 ''écu de Béarn au buste juvénile'', Pau mint]]
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* [[France 1672-D louis d'or|1672-D ''louis d'or à la tête nue'']
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* [[France 1682-D louis d'or|1682-D ''louis d'or à la tête nue et virile'']
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* [[France 1681-A louis d'or|1681-A ''louis d'or à la tête virile'']
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* [[France 1673-9 ecu|1673-9 ''écu à la cravate'']
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* [[France 1687-L 1/8 ecu|1687-L ''huitième d'écu de Flandre,'' Lille mint]
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* [[France 1687-L 1/16 ecu|1687-L ''seizième d'écu de Flandre,'' Lille mint]
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* [[France 1690-I 1/2 louis d'or|1690-I ''demi-louis d'or à l'écu'']
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* [[France 1691-A ecu|1691-A ''écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1690-B 1/2 ecu|1690-B ''demi-écu aux huit L'']]
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* [[France 1690-X 1/2 ecu|1690-X ''demi-écu aux huit L'']]
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* [[France 1691-LL 1/2 ecu|1691-L ''demi-écu aux huit L'', Lille mint]]
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* [[France 1691-A 1/4 ecu|1691-A ''quart d'écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1699-A 2 louis d'or|1699-A ''double louis d'or aux quatre L'']
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* [[France 1694-P louis d'or|1694-P ''louis d'or aux quatre L'']
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* [[France 1699-A louis d'or|1699-A ''louis d'or aux quatre L'']
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* [[France 1694-V 1/2 louis d'or|1694-V ''demi-louis d'or aux quatre L'']
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* [[France 1695-D ecu|1695-D ''écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1695-A ecu|1695-A ''écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1694-G 1/2 ecu|1694-G ''demi-écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1695-H 1/2 ecu|1695-H ''demi-écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1694-N 1/4 ecu|1694-N ''quart d'écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1694-W 1/12 ecu|1694-W ''douzième d'écu aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1693-W 1/2 ecu de Flandre|1693-W ''demi-écu de Flandre aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1697-W 1/8 ecu|1697-W ''huitième d'écu de Flandre aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1702-K 2 louis d'or|1702-K ''double louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1701-L louis d'or|1701-L ''louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1703-9 louis d'or|1703-9 ''louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1702-A 1/2 louis d'or|1702-A ''demi-louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1702-V ecu|1702-V ''écu aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1702-E 1/2 ecu|1702-E ''demi-écu aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1705-W ecu|1705-W ''écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1704-E 1/2 ecu|1704-E ''demi-écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1704-9 1/2 ecu|1704-9 ''demi-écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1708-A 20 sols|1708-A 20 ''sols aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1707-A 10 sols|1707-A 10 ''sols aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1712-D louis d'or|1712-D ''louis d'or au soleil'']
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* [[France 1712-M 1/2 louis d'or|1712-M ''demi-louis d'or au soleil'']
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* [[France 1709-X ecu|1709-X ''écu aux trois couronnes'']
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* [[France 1711-S 1/4 ecu|1711-S ''quart d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
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* [[France 1713-W 1/4 ecu|1713-W ''quart d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
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* [[France 1715-K 1/10 ecu|1715-K ''dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
 
* [[France 1713-& 1/4 ecu|1713-& ''quart d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
 
* [[France 1713-& 1/4 ecu|1713-& ''quart d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
 
* [[France 1713-A 1/10 ecu|1713-A ''dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
 
* [[France 1713-A 1/10 ecu|1713-A ''dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
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* [[France 1713-A 1/20 ecu|1713-A ''vingtième d'écu aux trois couronnes'']
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* [[France 1697-BB 34 sols|1697-BB 34 ''sols de Strasbourg aux palmes'']
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* [[France 1716-A louis d'or|1716-A ''louis d'or aux insignes'']
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* [[France 1716-A ecu|1716-A ''écu Vertugadin'']
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* [[France 1717-I ecu|1717-I ''écu Vertugadin'']
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* [[France 1716-B 1/2 ecu|1716-B ''demi-écu Vertugadin'']
 
* [[France 1716-B 1/4 ecu|1716-B ''quart d'écu Vertugadin'']
 
* [[France 1716-B 1/4 ecu|1716-B ''quart d'écu Vertugadin'']
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* [[France 1718-D 1/4 ecu|1718-D ''quart d'écu de Navarre'']
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* [[France 1716-BB 40 sols|1716-BB ''2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols)'']
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* [[France 1717-X 1/10 ecu|1717-X ''dixième d'écu Vertugadin'']
 
* [[France 1716-BB 40 sols|1716-BB ''2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols)'']
 
* [[France 1716-BB 40 sols|1716-BB ''2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols)'']
* [[France 1718-D 1/4 ecu|1718-D ''quart d'écu de Navarre'']
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* [[France 1719-W 1/2 ecu|1719-W ''demi-écu de Navarre'']
 
* [[France 1719-A 20 sols|1719-A 20 ''sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu)'']
 
* [[France 1719-A 20 sols|1719-A 20 ''sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu)'']
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* [[France 1720-Y 20 sols|1720-Y ''20 sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu)'']
 
* [[France 1720 livre|1720 ''livre de la Compagnie des Indes'']
 
* [[France 1720 livre|1720 ''livre de la Compagnie des Indes'']
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* [[France 1720-X louis d'argent|1720-X ''petit louis d'argent (tiers d'écu)'']
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* [[France 1721-BB louis d'or|1721-BB ''louis d'or aux 2 L'']
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* [[France 1722-BB louis d'or|1722-BB ''louis d'or aux 2 L'']
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* [[France 1721-V 1/2 ecu|1721-V ''demi-écu de France'']
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* [[France 1721-W 1/3 ecu|1721-W ''tiers d'écu de France'']
 
* [[France 1721-K 1/6 ecu|1721-K ''sixième d'écu de France'']
 
* [[France 1721-K 1/6 ecu|1721-K ''sixième d'écu de France'']
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* [[France 1723-L louis d'or|1723-L ''louis d'or mirliton'']
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* [[France 1724-H louis d'or|1724-H ''louis d'or mirliton'']
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* [[France 1724-M louis d'or|1724-M ''louis d'or mirliton'']
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* [[France 1724-9 ecu|1724-9 ''écu aux huit L'']
 
* [[France 1725-X 1/4 ecu|1725-X ''quart d'écu aux huit L'']
 
* [[France 1725-X 1/4 ecu|1725-X ''quart d'écu aux huit L'']
 
* [[France 1725-A 1/8 ecu|1725-A ''huitième d'écu aux huit L'']
 
* [[France 1725-A 1/8 ecu|1725-A ''huitième d'écu aux huit L'']
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* [[France 1726-H louis d'or|1726-H ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1727-P louis d'or|1727-P ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1731-B louis d'or|1731-B ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1731-& louis d'or|1731-& ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1732-H louis d'or|1732-H ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1734-T louis d'or|1734-T ''louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1731-BB 1/2 louis d'or|1731-BB ''demi-louis d'or aux lunettes'']
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* [[France 1726-D ecu|1726-D ''écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
 
* [[France 1727-& 1/2 ecu|1727-& ''demi-écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
 
* [[France 1727-& 1/2 ecu|1727-& ''demi-écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
 
* [[France 1726-W 1/5 ecu|1729-W ''cinquième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
 
* [[France 1726-W 1/5 ecu|1729-W ''cinquième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
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* [[France 1727-& 1/20 ecu|1727-& ''vingtième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier'']
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* [[France 1755-L 2 louis d'or|1755-L ''double louis d'or au bandeau'']
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* [[France 1746-A louis d'or|1746-A ''louis d'or au bandeau'']
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* [[France 1748-A louis d'or|1748-A ''louis d'or au bandeau'']
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* [[France 1748-X louis d'or|1748-X ''louis d'or au bandeau'']
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* [[France 1755-I ecu|1755-I ''écu au bandeau'']
 
* [[France 1769-L 1/5 ecu|1769-L ''cinquième d'écu au bandeau'']
 
* [[France 1769-L 1/5 ecu|1769-L ''cinquième d'écu au bandeau'']
 
* [[France 1761-A 1/20 ecu|1761-A ''vingtième d'écu au bandeau'']
 
* [[France 1761-A 1/20 ecu|1761-A ''vingtième d'écu au bandeau'']
 
* [[France 1773-W ecu|1773-W ''écu à la vieille tête'']
 
* [[France 1773-W ecu|1773-W ''écu à la vieille tête'']
 
* [[France 1772-L 1/5 ecu|1772-L ''cinquième d'écu à la vieille tête'']
 
* [[France 1772-L 1/5 ecu|1772-L ''cinquième d'écu à la vieille tête'']
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* [[France 1770-BB liard|1770-BB ''liard à la vieille tête'']
 
* [[France 1786-L 1/2 sol|1786-L ''demi-sol à l'écu'']
 
* [[France 1786-L 1/2 sol|1786-L ''demi-sol à l'écu'']
* [[France 1644-A 1/48 ecu|1644-A ''quarante-huitième d'écu à la mèche courte et au buste drapé'']
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* [[France 1787-AA 2 louis d'or|1787-AA ''double louis d'or à la tête nue'']
* [[France 1650-A louis d'or|1650-A ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1785-D louis d'or|1785-D ''louis d'or à la tête nue'']
* [[France 1652-C louis d'or|1652-C ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1790-T liard|1790-T liard]
* [[France 1653-AR louis d'or|1653-AR ''louis d'or à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1786-A ecu|1786-A ''écu de Calonne'']
* [[France 1652-A 1/2 ecu|1652-A ''demi-écu à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1792-A louis d'or|1792-A ''louis d'or constitutionnel'', year 4]
* [[France 1649-A 1/4 ecu|1649-A ''quart d'écu à la mèche longue'']
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* [[France 1791-AA 15 sols|1791-AA 15 sols, year 3]
* [[France 1657-V ecu|1657-V ''écu de Navarre à la mèche longue'', Saint-Palais mint]
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* [[France 1792-BB 6 deniers|1792-BB 6 deniers, year 4]
* [[France 1652-V 1/2 ecu|1652-V ''demi-écu de Navarre à la mèche longue'', Saint-Palais mint]
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* [[France An 14-L 2 francs|An 14-L 2 francs]
* [[France 1661-M ecu|1661-M ''écu de Béarn à la mèche longue'', Morlaas mint]
 
* [[France 1665-A louis d'or|1665-A ''louis d'or juvénile à la tête laurée'']
 
* [[France 1665-Pau louis d'or|1665 ''louis d'or juvénile du Béarn'', Pau mint]
 
* [[France 1671-L ecu|1671-L ''écu au buste juvénile'']
 
* [[France 1666-M 1/2 ecu|1666-M ''demi-écu au buste juvénile'']
 
* [[France 1666-A 1/4 ecu|1666-A ''quart d'écu au buste juvénile'']
 
* [[France 1660-K 1/12 ecu|1660-K ''douzième d'écu au buste juvénile'']
 
  
 
This specimen was lot 552 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €70 (about US$93 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''BRABANT, Duché, Charles Quint (1506-1555), AR double patard, 1513, Anvers. D/ Ecu couronné d'Autriche-Bourgogne, dans un polylobe. R/ Croix fleuronnée, un lion en coeur. Différent: couronne. G.H., Suppl., 171-1a; W. 635 var. 3,02 g Nettoyé. Très Beau.'' (duchy of Brabant, Charles V, 1506-55, silver double patard of 1513, Antwerp mint. Obverse: crowned arms of Austria-Burgundy in a polylobe; reverse: floriate cross, lion at the center; privy mark: crown. Cleaned, very Fine.)"</blockquote>
 
This specimen was lot 552 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €70 (about US$93 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''BRABANT, Duché, Charles Quint (1506-1555), AR double patard, 1513, Anvers. D/ Ecu couronné d'Autriche-Bourgogne, dans un polylobe. R/ Croix fleuronnée, un lion en coeur. Différent: couronne. G.H., Suppl., 171-1a; W. 635 var. 3,02 g Nettoyé. Très Beau.'' (duchy of Brabant, Charles V, 1506-55, silver double patard of 1513, Antwerp mint. Obverse: crowned arms of Austria-Burgundy in a polylobe; reverse: floriate cross, lion at the center; privy mark: crown. Cleaned, very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1285 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux huit L, 1691M, Toulouse. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1514A; Gad-216. 26,98 g Très rare Traces de corrosion. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, Toulouse mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very rare, traces of corrosion, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
 
This specimen was lot 1285 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux huit L, 1691M, Toulouse. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1514A; Gad-216. 26,98 g Très rare Traces de corrosion. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, Toulouse mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very rare, traces of corrosion, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
  
This specimen was lot 1288 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690B, Rouen. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Ci. 1890; Gad-184; Dr. 399. 13,48g Nettoyé. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Rouen mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1288 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690B, Rouen. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Ci. 1890; Gad-184; Dr-399. 13,48g Nettoyé. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Rouen mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
  
 
This specimen was lot 1289 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690X, Amiens. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Gad-184. 13,39 g. Très Beau à Superbe.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Amiens mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
 
This specimen was lot 1289 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690X, Amiens. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Gad-184. 13,39 g. Très Beau à Superbe.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Amiens mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
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* Gad-296: TTB €300 (R).
 
* Gad-296: TTB €300 (R).
  
This specimen was lot 1403 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €450 (about US$597 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR petit louis d'argent (tiers d'écu), 1720X, Amiens. D/ B., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1664; Gad-305. 8,15g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. Provient de notre liste 208, mars 2000, 451.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, small silver louis (one-third écu) of 1720, Amiens mint. Obverse: draped and armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Nice patina, rare in this quality, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1403 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €450 (about US$597 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR petit louis d'argent (tiers d'écu), 1720X, Amiens. D/ B., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1664; Gad-305. 8,15 g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. Provient de notre liste 208, mars 2000, 451.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, small silver louis (one-third écu) of 1720, Amiens mint. Obverse: draped and armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Nice patina, rare in this quality, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"</blockquote>
  
 
This specimen was lot 1406 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux 2 L, 1721BB, Strasbourg. Flan neuf. D/ B. nu, lauré à d. R/ Deux L adossés sous une couronne, entre trois lis. Dupl-1635; Gad-337. 9,76 g Rare Légères traces d'ajustage et petite brisure du coin au revers. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 68, 15 décembre 2001, 1380.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the two "L's" of 1721, Strasbourg mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate nude bust right; reverse: two back-to-back "L's" under a crown between three lilies. Rare, light adjustment marks and die clash on the reverse. about Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
 
This specimen was lot 1406 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux 2 L, 1721BB, Strasbourg. Flan neuf. D/ B. nu, lauré à d. R/ Deux L adossés sous une couronne, entre trois lis. Dupl-1635; Gad-337. 9,76 g Rare Légères traces d'ajustage et petite brisure du coin au revers. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 68, 15 décembre 2001, 1380.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the two "L's" of 1721, Strasbourg mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate nude bust right; reverse: two back-to-back "L's" under a crown between three lilies. Rare, light adjustment marks and die clash on the reverse. about Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1471 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €575 (about US$762 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AV double louis d'or à la tête nue, 1787AA, Metz. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux longs. R/ Ecus accolés de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1706; Gad-363. 15,20 g Deuxième semestre. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, gold double louis of the bare head of 1787, Metz mint. Obverse: bare head left with long hair; reverse: accolated arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Second semester, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
 
This specimen was lot 1471 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €575 (about US$762 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AV double louis d'or à la tête nue, 1787AA, Metz. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux longs. R/ Ecus accolés de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1706; Gad-363. 15,20 g Deuxième semestre. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, gold double louis of the bare head of 1787, Metz mint. Obverse: bare head left with long hair; reverse: accolated arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Second semester, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
  
This specimen was lot 1_ in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €__ (about US$__ including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''__.'' (__.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1473 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AV louis d'or à la tête nue, 1785D, Lyon. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux longs. R/ Ecus accolés de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1707; Gad-361. 7,63 g Rare. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, gold louis of the bare head of 1785, Lyon mint. Obverse: bare head left with long hair; reverse: accolated arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Rare, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
  
 
This specimen was lot 1493 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), Cu demi-sol, 1786L, Bayonne. D/ T. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1715; Gad-349. 5,67 g Fines griffes au droit. presque Superbe.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, copper half sol of 1786, Bayonne mint. Obverse: head left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Fine scratches on the obverse, about Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>  
 
This specimen was lot 1493 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), Cu demi-sol, 1786L, Bayonne. D/ T. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1715; Gad-349. 5,67 g Fines griffes au droit. presque Superbe.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, copper half sol of 1786, Bayonne mint. Obverse: head left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Fine scratches on the obverse, about Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>  
 
* a light scratch in front of the king's mouth, may have been retoned.
 
* a light scratch in front of the king's mouth, may have been retoned.
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This specimen was lot 1494 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €100 (about US$133 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), Cu liard, 1790T, Nantes. D/ T. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1716; Gad-348. 2,86 g Légère faiblesse de frappe. Très Beau à Superbe.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, copper liard of 1790, Nantes mint. Obverse: head left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Slightly weakly struck, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1495 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,060 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"'' FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AR écu dit "de Calonne", 1786A, Paris. Essai de Droz. Refrappe avec tranche lisse. D/ B. nu et lauré du roi à g. R/ Monogramme couronné, formé de deux L entrelacés, l'un en forme de palme et l'autre de branche d'olivier, entourant trois lis. Ci. 2202 var.; V.G. 90 var. 25,44 g Très rare. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 130, 10 septembre 2016, 1059.'' (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, silver écu "Calonne" of 1786, Paris mint, essai by Droz, restrike with plain edge. Obverse: laureate bust of the king to left; reverse: crowned monogram witha palm frond and an olive branch and three lilies. Very rare, about Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1497 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,700 (about US$3,578 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AV louis d'or constitutionnel, 1792A, an 4, Paris. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux noués par un ruban. R/ Génie inscrivant le mot CONSTI/TUTION sur une table de la loi posée sur un autel. A g., un faisceau. A d., un coq. Dupl-1717; Gad-61. 7,55 g Très rare Deuxième semestre. Traces de monture. presque Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Constitutional period, gold louis of 1792, year 4, Paris mint. Obverse: bare head to left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: the Genius of France inscribes the Constitution, fasces to right, cock to left. Very rare, second semester, trace of mounting, about Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1505 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €180 (about US$239 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AR 15 sols, 1791AA, an 3, Metz. Type FRANCAIS. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux noués par un ruban. R/ Génie inscrivant la constitution sur une table. Dupl-1721 var.; Gad-35. 5,01 g Rare Deuxième semestre. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of France, Constitutional period, silver fifteen sols of 1791, year 3, Metz mint, FRANCAIS in legend. Obverse: bare head to left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: the Genius of France inscribes the Constitution. Rare, second semester, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1508 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AE 6 deniers, 1792BB, an 4, Strasbourg. Type FRANCAIS. D/ B. dr. à g. R/ Faisceau dans une couronne de chêne. Dupl-1724; Gad-7. 5,31 g Rare. Très Beau.'' (France, Constitutional period, copper six deniers of 1792, year 4, Strasbourg mint, with FRANCAIS in legend. Obverse: draped bust left; reverse: fasces in an oak wreath. Rare, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1515 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,500 (about US$1,988 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''ALLEMAGNE, OSNABRÜCK, Evêché, Charles de Lorraine (1698-1715), AR 1/4 Taler, 1715, Munster. Commémorant sa mort. D/ Ecu ovale couronné, sur la croix de Malte, posé sur une crosse et une épée, tenu par deux aigles. Le tout sur un manteau d'hermine. R/ Inscription en dix lignes. von Schrötter, Trier, 927; Schön 662, B20. 7,33 g. Très Beau.'' (Germany, bishopric of Osnabruck, Charles of Lorraine, 1698-1715, silver quarter thaler of 1715, Munster mint, commemorating his death. Obverse: crowned and mantled oval arms over a Maltese cross, a crozier and a sword, supported by two eagles; reverse: ten line inscription. Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1518 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''ALLEMAGNE, SILESIE-LIEGNITZ-BRIEG, Johann Christian (1621-1639), AR Groschen, 1622HR, Ohlau. D/ Aigle éployée, t. à g. R/ Deux écus accolés sous une couronne. F.& S. 1578; Kopicki 5166. 0,77 g. Superbe.'' (Germany, duchy of Silesia-Liegnitz-Brieg, John Christian, 1621-39, silver groschen of 1622, Ohalu mint. Obverse: eagle display, head to left; reverse: two accolated shields under a crown. Extremely Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1531 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''SAINT EMPIRE, SALZBOURG, Archevêché, Franz Anton von Harrach (1709-1727), AV demi-ducat, 1720. D/ Armoiries. R/ Saint Rupert assis de f., ten. une crosse et un saloir. Probszt 1981; Zöttl 2376. 1,72 g Défauts de flan sur la tranche. Très Beau.'' (Germany, archbishopric of Salzburg, Francis Anton of Harrach, 1709-27, gold half ducat of 1720. Obverse: arms; reverse: St. Rupert stands, holding a cross and a crozier. Edge defects, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1533 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €220 (about US$292 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''BOLIVIE, Philippe IV (1621-1665), AR 8 reales, 1661E, Potosi. D/ Les colonnes d'Hercule. R/ Armes écartelées de Castille et Leon dans un quadrilobe. C.C.T. 442. 26,10 g. Beau à Très Beau.'' (Bolivia, Pilip IV, 1621-65, silver eight reales of 1661, Potosi mint. Obverse: pillars of Hercules; reverse: quartered arms of Castile and Leon in a quadrilobe. Fine - Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1535 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €280 (about US$371 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''CANADA, Elisabeth II (1952-), AV 100 dollars, 1994. Effort de guerre pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Fr-32. Flan poli.'' (dominion of Canada, Elizabeth II, 1952-, gold hundred dollars of 1994, honoring the war effort during World War Two. Proof.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1538 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''DANEMARK, Christian IV (1588-1648), AR 1 Mark, 1607, Copenhague. D/ B. cour. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu posé sur deux palmes, sous la valeur. Hede 93. 6,05 g Griffes. Très Beau.'' (kingdom of Denmark, Christian IV, 1588-1648, silver mark of 1607, Copenhagen mint. Obverse: crowned and armored bust right; reverse: shield posed with two palms, value below. Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1652 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €450 (about US$596 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, Napoléon Ier (1804-1814), AR 2 francs, an 14L, Bayonne. Seulement 1210 p. frappées. Gad-495. Extrêmement rare. Beau.'' (empire of France, Napoleon I, 1804-14, two francs of the year 14, Bayonne mint, only 1,210 pieces struck. Extremely rare, Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1695 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''FRANCE, VERDUN, Evêché, Charles de Lorraine (1610-1622), AR teston, s.d. D/ B. à d. R/ Ecu couronné sous une mitre et une crosse. Flon 801, 12; coll. Robert 1149 var. 7,61 g Très rare Fines griffes. Beau à Très Beau.'' (France, bishopric of Verdun, Charles of Lorraine, 1610-22, undated silver teston, obverse: bust right; reverse: crowned arms under a miter and a cross. Very rare, fine scratches, Fine - Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1725 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €90 (about US$119 including buyer's fees). The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''ITALIE, SICILE, Charles III de Bourbon (1734-1759), AR 3 tari, 1735F-N, Palerme. D/ B. l. et dr. à d. HIS INF en fin de légende. R/ Croix ornée. Spahr 32; M. 165; G. 44b. 6,40 g. presque Très Beau (Italy, kingdom of Sicily, Charles III of Bourbon, 1734-59, silver three tari of 1735, Palermo mint. Obverse: laureate and draped bust right; reverse: ornate cross. about Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1729 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''ITALIE, VENISE, Alvise Mocenigo Ier (1570-1577), AR 40 soldi (2 lire), s.d. (1572-1573). 2e type. Sigle MS (Marin Sanudo). D/ Saint Marc assis de f. sur un lion, remettant une bannière au Doge agenouillé devant lui. R/ Sainte Justine deb. de f., ten. une palme et les Evangiles, la poitrine transpercée par un glaive. Pap. 318, 24; Paolucci 68, 7. 7,51 g Rogné. Très Beau.'' (Italy, republic of Venice, Alvise Mocenigo I, 1570-77, undated silver forty soldi or two lire, second type, signed MS. Obverse: St. Mark facing, hands a banner to the doge who kneels before him; reverse: St. Justice facing, holding a palm and the Gospels, her breast pierced by a ray. Clipped, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1746 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''NEDERLAND, UTRECHT, Provincie, AR 10 stuiver (Nederlandse halve gulden), 1765. Vz/ Nederlandse maagd met speer en vrijheidshoed. Kz/ Gekroond Generaliteitswapen. Verk. 111, 5; Delm. 1203; CNM 2.43.125. 5,29 g Uiterst zeldzaam. Zeer Fraai.'' (Netherlands, province of Utrecht, silver ten stuiver or half gulden of 1765. Obverse: the Dutch maid stands with spear and shield; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality. Very rare, Very Fine.)"</blockquote>
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This specimen was lot 1752 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, <blockquote>"''NEDERLAND, ZEELAND, provinciale leeuwendaalder, 1597. Vz/ Ridder rechtsom kijkend met voor zich het provinciewapen. Kz/ Zeeuwse leeuw l. Verk. 87, 5; Delm. 838. 26,93 g. Fraai à Zeer Fraai.'' (Netherlands, province of Zeeland, lion daalder of 1597. Obverse: standing knight supports the provincial arms; reverse: rampant lion left. Fine - Very Fine.)"</blockquote>

Revision as of 15:58, 21 June 2019

as of 6/16/19, 1 euro = US$1.12311. 100 euro bid = US$1.3253 paid.

This specimen was lot 534 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,300 (about US$1,723 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Jeanne et Wenceslas (1355-1383), AV mouton d'or, 1357-1371, Vilvorde. Au titre de Jeanne. D/ L'agneau de Dieu devant une bannière. En dessous, IOh'-DVX. R/ Dans un quadrilobe anglé, croix ornée cantonnée de quatre lis, une rosette en coeur. Ghyssens p. 15, 2; W. 387; Delm. 43. 4,57 g. Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Jeanne and Wenceslas, 1355-83, gold mouton d'or, Vilvorde mint, in the name of Jeanne. Obverse: the Lamb of God carries a banner, Jeanne's name below; reverse: ornate cross in a quadrilobe cantonned with four lilies, rosette at the center. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 535 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €950 (about US$1,259 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Jeanne et Wenceslas (1355-1383), AV mouton d'or "à la croisette", 1368, Vilvorde. Au titre de Jeanne. D/ L'agneau de Dieu devant une bannière. En dessous, IOh'-DVX. R/ Dans un quadrilobe anglé, croix ornée cantonnée de quatre lis, une croisette au centre. Ghyssens p. 15, 2; W. 387 var. (cité p. 153, 8); Delm. 43 var. 4,59 g Rare. presque Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Jeanne and Wenceslas, 1355-83, gold mouton d'or of the cross of 1368, Vilvorde mint, struck in the name of Jeanne. Obverse: the Lamb of God carries a banner, Jeanne's name below; reverse: ornate cross in a quadrilobe cantonned with four lilies, tiny cross at the center. Rare, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 541 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €17,000 (about US$22,530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Jeanne et Wenceslas (1355-1383), AV florin d'or au saint Servais, mars 1377, Maastricht. D/ + WENCEL' Z IOHANA DEI GRA BRAB' DVC' Ecu écartelé de Brabant, Limbourg et Luxembourg dans un polylobe. R/ SCI S'VA-CII EPI Saint Servais assis de f. sous une arcade gothique surmontée d'un dôme et de tourelles, ten. une clef et la crosse épiscopale. A ses pieds, le dragon vaincu. Ghyssens p. 16, 11; W. 393; Delm. 48. 3,49 g Extrêmement rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (duchy of Brabant, Jeanne and Wenceslas, 1355-83, gold florin d'or of St. Servais, march 1377, Maastricht mint. Obverse: quartered arms of Brabant, Limburg and Luxembourg in a polylobe; reverse: St. Servais seated under a Gothic arcade surmounted by a dome and towers, holding a key and an episcopal cross. At his feet, a defeated dragon. Extremely rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 542 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €600 (about US$795 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Philippe le Bon (1430-1467), AV Pieter d'or, 1433-1434, Zevenbergen. D/ B. de saint Pierre de f., ten. une clef et les Evangiles. Devant lui, l'écu de Philippe le Bon, trois lis au 1er et au 4e quartier. R/ Croix fleuronnée, rosette au centre. W. 467; Delm. 62; Fr-25. 3,49 g Rare Fines griffes. Frappe faible sur la tête du saint. Beau à Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Philip the Good, 1430-67, gold pieter d'or of 1433-34, Zevenbergen mint. obverse: bust of St. Peter facing, holding a key and the Gospels; before him, the arms of the duke, with lilies in the first and fourth quarters. Reverse: floriate cross, rosette at center. Rare, fine scratches, weak strike on the head of the saint, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 545 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €9,000 (about US$11,928 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Philippe le Beau (1482-1506), AR quatre patards, 1489, Anvers. Au titre de Maximilien de Habsbourg, roi des Romains. D/ lis MAXIM'-LIA' REX- ROMAN'- PAT' I89 Ecu impérial couronné, posé sur une croix fleuronnée. R/ PH'I ARCHIDVCIS AVSTRIE BVRG'DIE BRABA (main) L'archiduc deb., ten. l'épée dans la main d. et, devant lui, l'écu d'Autriche-Bourgogne de la main g. G.H. 82-1; W. 576; Levinson II-110; V.H. 106. 6,23 g Très rare. presque Superbe. Provient de la collection Lhomme et de notre vente 38, 11 février 1995, 717. (duchy of Brabant, Philip the Fair, 1482-1506, silver four patards of 1489, Antwerp mint, struck in the name of Maximilian of Hapsburg, king of Rome. Obverse: the archduke stands, sword in the right hand and the arms of Austria-Burgundy in the left. Very rare, about Extremely Fine.)" Après avoir rétabli son autorité dans les Pays-Bas, Maximilien décida de reprendre la frappe d'une monnaie forte. Les pièces frappées en vertu de l'ordonnance du 14 décembre 1489 constituaient déjà la cinquième émission du règne de Philippe le Beau. Ce "grand double" au nom de Philippe et de Maximilien fut frappé à 8.960 exemplaires dans l'atelier d'Anvers. Il valait quatre patards ou quatre sols en monnaie de compte. (After having restored his authority in the Netherlands, Maximilian decided to resume the issue of a strong currency. The coins struck under the ordinance of December 14, 1489, already constituted the fifth issue of the reign of Philip the Fair. This "grand double" in the name of Philip and Maximilian was struck with 8,960 copies in the Antwerp mint. It was worth four patards or four sols in money of account.)"
This specimen was lot 546 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Philippe le Beau (1482-1506), AR double patard, 1489, Anvers. Au titre de Maximilien de Habsbourg, roi des Romains. D/ (lion) MAXIMILIAN REX ROMANO PATER I89 Dans un trilobe, l'écu couronné du Saint Empire. R/ (couronne) PHI ARCHIDVCIS AVSTRIE BVRG' BRAB' (main) Ecu d'Autriche-Bourgogne posé sur une croix fleuronnée. G.H. 83-1; W. 577; Levinson II-111; V.H. 107. 3,55 g Extrêmement rare. Très Beau. Provient de la collection Symoens et de notre vente 117, 15 juin 2013, 873. (duchy of Brabant, Philip the Fair, 1482-1506, silver double patard of 1489, Antwerp mint. Struck in the name of Maximilian as king of Rome. Obverse: crowned arms of the empire in a quadrilobe; reverse: arms of Austria-Burgundy over a floriate cross. Extremely rare, Very Fine.)"
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  • [[Franche Comte 1626 patagon Dav-]
  • [[Stavelot 1570 1/2 rijksdaalder]
  • [[Flanders (1356-64) mouton d'or Fr-]
  • [[Flanders (1544-48) Carolus gulden]
  • [[Flanders 1613 2 souverain d'or Fr-]
  • [[Flanders 1694 8 souverain d'or Fr-]
  • [[Flanders 1672 1/2 ducaton]
  • [[Flanders 1667 1/2 patagon]
  • [[Belgium 1838 5 francs|1838 5 francs]
  • [[Belgium 1840 franc|1840 franc]
  • [[Belgium 1834 1/4 franc|1834 ¼ franc]
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  • [[Belgium 1867 50 centimes|1867 50 centimes]
  • [[Belgium 1869 2 centimes|1869 2 centimes]
  • [[Belgium 1880 2 francs|1880 2 francs, 50th anniversary of independence]
  • [[Belgium 1930 10 centimes|1930 10 centimes, French legends]
  • [[Belgium 1989 100 ecu|1989 100 ecu, Maria Theresia]
  • [[Belgium 1991 50 ecu|1991 50 ecu, Charlemagne]
  • [[Belgium 1993 50 ecu|1993 50 ecu, presidency of the European Union]
  • [[Belgium 2007 100 euro|2007 100 euro, 175th anniversary of the mint]
  • [[France (1515)-Lyon ecu d'or|(1515) écu d'or au soleil, Lyon mint]
  • [[Savoy (1538)-T ecu d'or|(1538)-T écu d'or au soleil, Turin mint while under French occupation]
  • [[France (1519)-Lyon ecu d'or|(1519) écu d'or au soleil, Lyon mint]
  • [[France (1515-28)-Cremieu ecu d'or|(1515-28) écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, Crémieu mint]
  • [[France (1515-40)-Grenoble ecu d'or|(1515-40) écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, Grenoble mint]
  • [[France (1515-40)-Romans ecu d'or|(1515-40) écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, Romans mint]
  • [[France (1515-40)-Tours 1/2 teston|(1515-40) demi-teston, Tours mint]
  • [[France (1541)-A douzain|(1541)-A douzain à la croisette]
  • [[France (1541)-D douzain|(1541)-D douzain à la croisette]
  • [[France 1558-H 2 henri d'or|1558-H double henri d'or]
  • [[France 1556-B henri d'or|1556-B henri d'or]
  • [[France 1552-D teston|1552-D teston au buste couronné]
  • [[France 1554-M teston|1554-M teston]
  • [[France 1555-D 1/2 teston|1555-D demi-teston]
  • [[France 1555-A teston|1555-A teston du moulin]
  • [[France 1554-A 1/2 teston|1554-A demi-teston du moulin]
  • [[France 1559-M teston|1559-M teston]
  • [[France 1559-H teston|1559-H teston]
  • [[France 1564-I ecu d'or|1564-I écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1566-H ecu d'or|1566-H écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1566-M ecu d'or|1566-M écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1567-A ecu d'or|1567-A écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1564-M teston|1564-M teston]
  • [[France 1569-M teston|1569-M teston]
  • [[France 1563-L teston|1563-L teston]
  • [[France 1563-D 1/2 teston|1563-D demi-teston]
  • [[France 1575-9 teston|1575-9 teston]
  • [[France 1575-M teston|1575-M teston]
  • [[France 1575-B teston|1575-B teston]
  • [[France 1576-G teston|1576-G teston]
  • [[France 1576-M teston|1576-M teston]
  • [[France 1576-B franc|1576-B franc au col plat]
  • [[France 1578-P franc|1578-P franc au col plat]
  • [[France 1582-G franc|1582-G franc au col plat]
  • [[France 1582-M franc|1582-M franc au col fraisé]
  • [[France 1587-A 1/2 franc|1587-A demi-franc au col gaufré]
  • [[France 1587-B 1/2 franc|1587-B demi-franc au col plat]
  • [[France 1579-H 1/4 ecu|1579-H quart d'écu]
  • [[France 1589-A 1/4 ecu|1589-A quart d'écu]
  • [[France 1576-M douzain|1576-M douzain]
  • [[France 1585 1/4 ecu|1585 quart d'écu de Béarn]
  • [[France 1606-G 1/4 ecu|1606-G quart d'écu]
  • [[France 1598-L 1/8 ecu|1598-L huitième d'écu]
  • [[France 1615-B ecu d'or|1615-B écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1640-K ecu d'or|1640-K écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1640-X ecu d'or|1640-X écu d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1629-M 1/2 franc|1629-M demi-franc]
  • [[France 1627-Pau 1/4 ecu|1627 quart d'écu de Béarn, Pau mint]
  • [[France 1612-A double tournois|1612-A double tournois]
  • [[France 1616-X denier tournois|1616-X denier tournois]
  • [[France 1628-A denier tournois|1628-A denier tournois]
  • [[France 1640-A 8 louis d'or|1640-A huit louis d'or, Paris mint restrike]
  • [[France 1641-A 2 louis d'or|1641-A double louis d'or à la tête virile et à la mèche courte]
  • [[France 1643-D 1/2 ecu|1643-D demi-écu]
  • [[France 1642-A 1/4 ecu|1642-A quart d'écu]
  • [[France 1644-C 1/4 ecu|1644-C quart d'écu, frappé au marteau]
  • [[France 1644-K 1/4 ecu|1644-K quart d'écu, frappé au marteau]
  • [[France 1643-Morlaas 1/4 ecu|1643 quart d'écu de Béarn, Morlaas mint]
  • [[France 1644-A 1/48 ecu|1644-A quarante-huitième d'écu à la mèche courte et au buste drapé]
  • [[France 1650-A louis d'or|1650-A louis d'or à la mèche longue]
  • [[France 1652-C louis d'or|1652-C louis d'or à la mèche longue]
  • [[France 1653-AR louis d'or|1653-AR louis d'or à la mèche longue]
  • [[France 1652-A 1/2 ecu|1652-A demi-écu à la mèche longue]
  • [[France 1649-A 1/4 ecu|1649-A quart d'écu à la mèche longue]
  • [[France 1657-V ecu|1657-V écu de Navarre à la mèche longue, Saint-Palais mint]
  • [[France 1652-V 1/2 ecu|1652-V demi-écu de Navarre à la mèche longue, Saint-Palais mint]
  • [[France 1661-M ecu|1661-M écu de Béarn à la mèche longue, Morlaas mint]
  • [[France 1665-A louis d'or|1665-A louis d'or juvénile à la tête laurée]
  • [[France 1665-Pau louis d'or|1665 louis d'or juvénile du Béarn, Pau mint]
  • [[France 1671-L ecu|1671-L écu au buste juvénile]
  • [[France 1666-M 1/2 ecu|1666-M demi-écu au buste juvénile]
  • [[France 1666-A 1/4 ecu|1666-A quart d'écu au buste juvénile]
  • [[France 1660-K 1/12 ecu|1660-K douzième d'écu au buste juvénile]
  • 1664 écu de Béarn au buste juvénile, Pau mint
  • [[France 1672-D louis d'or|1672-D louis d'or à la tête nue]
  • [[France 1682-D louis d'or|1682-D louis d'or à la tête nue et virile]
  • [[France 1681-A louis d'or|1681-A louis d'or à la tête virile]
  • [[France 1673-9 ecu|1673-9 écu à la cravate]
  • [[France 1687-L 1/8 ecu|1687-L huitième d'écu de Flandre, Lille mint]
  • [[France 1687-L 1/16 ecu|1687-L seizième d'écu de Flandre, Lille mint]
  • [[France 1690-I 1/2 louis d'or|1690-I demi-louis d'or à l'écu]
  • [[France 1691-A ecu|1691-A écu aux huit L]
  • 1690-B demi-écu aux huit L
  • 1690-X demi-écu aux huit L
  • 1691-L demi-écu aux huit L, Lille mint
  • [[France 1691-A 1/4 ecu|1691-A quart d'écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1699-A 2 louis d'or|1699-A double louis d'or aux quatre L]
  • [[France 1694-P louis d'or|1694-P louis d'or aux quatre L]
  • [[France 1699-A louis d'or|1699-A louis d'or aux quatre L]
  • [[France 1694-V 1/2 louis d'or|1694-V demi-louis d'or aux quatre L]
  • [[France 1695-D ecu|1695-D écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1695-A ecu|1695-A écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1694-G 1/2 ecu|1694-G demi-écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1695-H 1/2 ecu|1695-H demi-écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1694-N 1/4 ecu|1694-N quart d'écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1694-W 1/12 ecu|1694-W douzième d'écu aux palmes]
  • [[France 1693-W 1/2 ecu de Flandre|1693-W demi-écu de Flandre aux palmes]
  • [[France 1697-W 1/8 ecu|1697-W huitième d'écu de Flandre aux palmes]
  • [[France 1702-K 2 louis d'or|1702-K double louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes]
  • [[France 1701-L louis d'or|1701-L louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes]
  • [[France 1703-9 louis d'or|1703-9 louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes]
  • [[France 1702-A 1/2 louis d'or|1702-A demi-louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes]
  • [[France 1702-V ecu|1702-V écu aux insignes]
  • [[France 1702-E 1/2 ecu|1702-E demi-écu aux insignes]
  • [[France 1705-W ecu|1705-W écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1704-E 1/2 ecu|1704-E demi-écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1704-9 1/2 ecu|1704-9 demi-écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1708-A 20 sols|1708-A 20 sols aux insignes]
  • [[France 1707-A 10 sols|1707-A 10 sols aux insignes]
  • [[France 1712-D louis d'or|1712-D louis d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1712-M 1/2 louis d'or|1712-M demi-louis d'or au soleil]
  • [[France 1709-X ecu|1709-X écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1711-S 1/4 ecu|1711-S quart d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1713-W 1/4 ecu|1713-W quart d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1715-K 1/10 ecu|1715-K dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1713-& 1/4 ecu|1713-& quart d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1713-A 1/10 ecu|1713-A dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1713-A 1/20 ecu|1713-A vingtième d'écu aux trois couronnes]
  • [[France 1697-BB 34 sols|1697-BB 34 sols de Strasbourg aux palmes]
  • [[France 1716-A louis d'or|1716-A louis d'or aux insignes]
  • [[France 1716-A ecu|1716-A écu Vertugadin]
  • [[France 1717-I ecu|1717-I écu Vertugadin]
  • [[France 1716-B 1/2 ecu|1716-B demi-écu Vertugadin]
  • [[France 1716-B 1/4 ecu|1716-B quart d'écu Vertugadin]
  • [[France 1718-D 1/4 ecu|1718-D quart d'écu de Navarre]
  • [[France 1716-BB 40 sols|1716-BB 2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols)]
  • [[France 1717-X 1/10 ecu|1717-X dixième d'écu Vertugadin]
  • [[France 1716-BB 40 sols|1716-BB 2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols)]
  • [[France 1719-W 1/2 ecu|1719-W demi-écu de Navarre]
  • [[France 1719-A 20 sols|1719-A 20 sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu)]
  • [[France 1720-Y 20 sols|1720-Y 20 sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu)]
  • [[France 1720 livre|1720 livre de la Compagnie des Indes]
  • [[France 1720-X louis d'argent|1720-X petit louis d'argent (tiers d'écu)]
  • [[France 1721-BB louis d'or|1721-BB louis d'or aux 2 L]
  • [[France 1722-BB louis d'or|1722-BB louis d'or aux 2 L]
  • [[France 1721-V 1/2 ecu|1721-V demi-écu de France]
  • [[France 1721-W 1/3 ecu|1721-W tiers d'écu de France]
  • [[France 1721-K 1/6 ecu|1721-K sixième d'écu de France]
  • [[France 1723-L louis d'or|1723-L louis d'or mirliton]
  • [[France 1724-H louis d'or|1724-H louis d'or mirliton]
  • [[France 1724-M louis d'or|1724-M louis d'or mirliton]
  • [[France 1724-9 ecu|1724-9 écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1725-X 1/4 ecu|1725-X quart d'écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1725-A 1/8 ecu|1725-A huitième d'écu aux huit L]
  • [[France 1726-H louis d'or|1726-H louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1727-P louis d'or|1727-P louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1731-B louis d'or|1731-B louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1731-& louis d'or|1731-& louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1732-H louis d'or|1732-H louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1734-T louis d'or|1734-T louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1731-BB 1/2 louis d'or|1731-BB demi-louis d'or aux lunettes]
  • [[France 1726-D ecu|1726-D écu aux rameaux d'olivier]
  • [[France 1727-& 1/2 ecu|1727-& demi-écu aux rameaux d'olivier]
  • [[France 1726-W 1/5 ecu|1729-W cinquième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier]
  • [[France 1727-& 1/20 ecu|1727-& vingtième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier]
  • [[France 1755-L 2 louis d'or|1755-L double louis d'or au bandeau]
  • [[France 1746-A louis d'or|1746-A louis d'or au bandeau]
  • [[France 1748-A louis d'or|1748-A louis d'or au bandeau]
  • [[France 1748-X louis d'or|1748-X louis d'or au bandeau]
  • [[France 1755-I ecu|1755-I écu au bandeau]
  • [[France 1769-L 1/5 ecu|1769-L cinquième d'écu au bandeau]
  • [[France 1761-A 1/20 ecu|1761-A vingtième d'écu au bandeau]
  • [[France 1773-W ecu|1773-W écu à la vieille tête]
  • [[France 1772-L 1/5 ecu|1772-L cinquième d'écu à la vieille tête]
  • [[France 1770-BB liard|1770-BB liard à la vieille tête]
  • [[France 1786-L 1/2 sol|1786-L demi-sol à l'écu]
  • [[France 1787-AA 2 louis d'or|1787-AA double louis d'or à la tête nue]
  • [[France 1785-D louis d'or|1785-D louis d'or à la tête nue]
  • [[France 1790-T liard|1790-T liard]
  • [[France 1786-A ecu|1786-A écu de Calonne]
  • [[France 1792-A louis d'or|1792-A louis d'or constitutionnel, year 4]
  • [[France 1791-AA 15 sols|1791-AA 15 sols, year 3]
  • [[France 1792-BB 6 deniers|1792-BB 6 deniers, year 4]
  • [[France An 14-L 2 francs|An 14-L 2 francs]
This specimen was lot 552 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €70 (about US$93 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Charles Quint (1506-1555), AR double patard, 1513, Anvers. D/ Ecu couronné d'Autriche-Bourgogne, dans un polylobe. R/ Croix fleuronnée, un lion en coeur. Différent: couronne. G.H., Suppl., 171-1a; W. 635 var. 3,02 g Nettoyé. Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Charles V, 1506-55, silver double patard of 1513, Antwerp mint. Obverse: crowned arms of Austria-Burgundy in a polylobe; reverse: floriate cross, lion at the center; privy mark: crown. Cleaned, very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 561 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,800 (about US$2,386 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Philippe II (1555-1598), AV réal d'or, s.d. (1560-1577), Anvers. Sans le titre de roi d'Angleterre. Légende du droit débutant à 7h. D/ B. cuirassé et couronné à d. R/ Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. G.H. 206-1d; Delm. 112; W. 699; V.H. 261. 5,33 g Beau portrait. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre vente 67, 15 septembre 2001, 1166. (duchy of Brabant, Philip II, 1555-98, undated gold real, Antwerp mint, without the title of king of England. Obverse legend starts at 7 o'clock. Obverse: crowned and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Nice portrait, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 577 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Les Etats en révolte (1577-1581), AR demi-écu des Etats, 1577, Bruxelles. Avec B dans la date. D/ Le roi à mi-corps de f., couronné et cuirassé, ten. un sceptre fleurdelisé et devant lui l'écu d'Autriche-Bourgogne. R/ Croix formée des lettres P/H/S couronnées, accostée de 16-S et cantonnée de quatre fleurons. G.H. 246-3b; Delm. 120; W. 765; V.H. 376. 14,72 g Fines griffes. presque Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, state's revolt of 1577-81, silver half écu of the Estates, 1577, Brussels mint, with B by the date. Obverse: crowned and armored half-length bust of the king facing, holding a scepter and a shield with the arms of Austria-Burgundy; reverse: cross formed of crowned monogram "PHS", dividing the value and cantonned with four flowers. Fne scratches, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 578 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,350 (about US$3,115 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Les Etats en révolte (1577-1581), AV couronne d'or, 1580, Anvers. Frappée sous l'autorité des Etats de Brabant. D/ Croix fleurdelisée, cantonnée de deux lions et de deux briquets. R/ Ecu couronné, accosté de P-P. G.H. 209-1b; Delm. 125; W. 787; V.H. 387. 3,40 g Rare Fine craquelure du flan au revers. Avec cantonnement inversé au droit. Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, state's revolt of 1577-81, silver half écu of the Estates, 1580, Antwerp mint, struck under the authority of the Estates of Brabant; Obverse: floriate cross, cantonned with tow lions and two briquets; reverse: crowned arms divide "P-P" Rare, die breaks on the reverse, with reversed lions and flowers on the obverse. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 584 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €700 (about US$928 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Albert et Isabelle (1598-1621), AR triple réal, 1605, Anvers. D/ B. accolés des archiducs à g. R/ Ecu parti d'Autriche-Bourgogne, couronné, sur une croix de Bourgogne, orné du bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 292-1; Delm. 245; W. 906; V.H. 594. 9,13 g. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 54, 15 septembre 2001, 1627. (duchy of Brabant, Albert and Isabelle, 1598-1621, silver triple real of 1605, Antwerp mint. Obverse: conjoint busts of the archdukes to left; reverse: crowned arms of Austria-Burgundy over a Burgundian cross, adorned with the jewels of the Golden Fleece. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 592 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €230 (about US$305 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Albert et Isabelle (1598-1621), AR quart de patagon, 1617, Bois-le-Duc. D/ Croix de Bourgogne, sous une couronne, entre les monogrammes couronnés des archiducs, ornée du bijou de la Toison d'or. R/ Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. G.H., Suppl., 313-4b; Delm. 270; W. 984; V.H. 621. 6,80 g. presque Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Albert and Isabelle, 1598-1621, silver quarter patagon of 1617, Bois-le-Duc mint; reverse: crowned Burgundian cross divides the monograms of the archdukes, adorned with the jewels of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 606 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €140 (about US$186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Charles II (1665-1700), AR ducaton, 1668, Bruxelles. Premier type. D/ B. enfantin à d. R/ Ecu couronné, tenu par deux lions, orné du bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 348-2a; Delm. 326; W. 1073; V.H. 692. 32,07 g. Beau à Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Charles II, 1665-1700, silver ducaton of 1668, Brussels mint, first type. Obverse: infant bust to right; reverse: crowned arms supported by two lions, ardorned by the jewels of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 607 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €140 (about US$186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Charles II (1665-1700), AR demi-ducaton, 1673, Anvers. Premier type. D/ B. enfantin à d. R/ Deux lions ten. une grande couronne au-dessus de l'écu du roi, orné du bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 349-1a; Delm. 328; W. 1055; V.H. 693. 15,09 g Rare Pièce d'épave, avec traces typiques de corrosion marine. Beau à Très Beau. (duchy of Brabant, Charles II, 1665-1700, silver half ducaton of 1673, Antwerp mint, first type. Obverse: infant bust to right; reverse: two lions bear a large crown over the royal arms, adorned by the jewels of the Golden Fleece. Rare, salvaged, some corrosion. Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 612 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,000 (about US$1,325 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, Charles II (1665-1700), AR patagon, 1689, Bruxelles. Nouveau type. Tranche lisse. D/ Croix de Bourgogne sous une couronne, accostée du monogramme royal, ornée du bijou de la Toison d'or. R/ Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. G.H. 350-2c; Delm. 350; W. 1083; V.H. 714. 28,21 g Rare. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 124, 14 mars 2015, 584. (duchy of Brabant, Charles II, 1665-1700, silver patagon of 1689, Brussels mint, new type, plain edge. Obverse: Burgundian cross below a crown with the royal monogram and the jewels of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 631 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €19,000 (about US$25,180 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BRABANT, Duché, François II (1792-1797), AV double souverain, 1793, Bruxelles. D/ T. laurée à d. R/ Ecu ovale couronné sur une croix de Bourgogne, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. W. 1167; Delm. 222; V.H. 889. 11,02 g De la plus haute rareté Petits coups dans le champ. Superbe. Provient de Frühwald, Vienne, vente 104, 5 décembre 2013, 1734. La dernière monnaie d'or frappée dans les Pays-Bas autrchiens. 1763 exemplaires furent mis en circulation à partir du 31 mai 1793. (duchy of Brabant, Francis II (1792-97), gold double souverain of 1793, Brussels mint. Obverse: laureate head to right' reverse: crowned oval arms over a Burgundian cross, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Very rare, edge nicks, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 632 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ARTOIS, Comté, Philippe II (1555-1598), AR écu Philippe, 1592, Arras. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu couronné sur une croix de Bourgogne, entre deux briquets, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 210-9; Dewismes 231; Delm. 38; V.H. 363. 29,14 g Rare Rogné. Fêlure du flan. presque Très Beau. (county of Artois, Philip II, 1555-98, silver écu Philippe of 1592, Arras mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms over a Burgundian cross between two jewels of the Golden Fleece. Rare, clipped, flan defect, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 634 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €95 (about US$129 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ARTOIS, Comté, Philippe II (1555-1598), AR demi-écu Philippe, 1588, Arras. D/ B. cuir. à d. Avec date 8-8 séparée par le rat. R/ Ecu couronné avec écusson de Portugal en surtout, sur une croix de Bourgogne, entre deux briquets, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 211-9d; Dewismes 210; Delm. 69; V.H. 365. 15,87 g Très rare Griffes au revers. Beau. (county of Artois, Philip II, 1555-98, silver half écu Philippe of 1588, Arras mint. Obverse: armored bust right, date divided by a rat; reverse: crowned arms with the escutcheon of Portugal, over a Burgundian cross between two jewels of the Golden Fleece. Very rare, scratches on the reverse, Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 635 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"ARTOIS, Comté, Philippe IV (1621-1640), AR patagon, 1627, Arras. D/ Croix de Bourgogne sous une couronne, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. R/ Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. G.H. 329-7; Dewismes 249; Delm. 298. 27,70 g Petites craquelures du flan. Le différent peu visible. Très Beau. (county of Artois, Philip IV, 1621-40, silver patagon of 1627, Arras mint. Obverse: Burgundian cross below a crown with the jewels of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Very fine.)"
This specimen was lot 640 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"HAINAUT, Comté, Philippe II (1555-1598), AR demi-écu Philippe, 1581, Mons. D/ B. cuir. à g. R/ Ecu couronné sur une croix de Bourgogne, entre deux briquets, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 211-10; Chalon 182; Delm. 70; V.H. 301. 15,32 g Rare Eraflure au revers. Beau à Très Beau. (county of Hainaut, Philip II, 1555-98, silver half écu Philippe of 1581, Mons mint. Obverse: armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms over a Burgundian cross between the jewels of the Golden Fleece. Rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 652 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"NAMUR, Comté, Philippe II (1555-1598), AR demi-écu Philippe, 1592. D/ B. cuir. à g. R/ Ecu couronné sur une croix de Bourgogne, entre deux briquets, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. G.H. 211-13b; Chalon, Namur, 244; Delm. 74; V.H. 364. 16,70 g Très rare Frappe faible. Beau à Très Beau. (county of Namur, Philip II, 1555-98, half écu Philippe of 1592. Obverse: armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms over a Burgundian cross between two briquets bearing the jewels of the Golden Fleece. Very rare, weak strike, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 658 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €155 (about US$206 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCHE-COMTE, Philippe IV (1621-1665), AR patagon, 1626, Dole. Différent: rosace. D/ Croix de Bourgogne sous une couronne, portant le bijou de la Toison d'or. R/ Ecu couronné, entouré du collier de la Toison d'or. G.H. 329-8b; Delm. 299; V.H. 645. 26,76 g. Beau à Très Beau. (county of Burgundy, Philip IV, 1621-65, silver patagon of 1626, Dole mint. Obverse: Burgundian cross below a crown, with the jewels of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 678 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"STAVELOT, Abbaye, Christophe de Manderscheid (1546-1576), AR demi-rixdaler, 1570, Poulseur. Au titre de Maximilien II. D/ Ecu de l'abbé sous un heaume. R/ B. cour. et cuir. de l'empereur à d., ten. un sceptre et le gl. cr. Chestret, RBN (1892), 192, 10 var.; Delm. 512. 14,17 g Rare. Très Beau/Beau à Très Beau. (abbey of Stavelot, Christophe de Manderscheid, 1546-76, silver half rixdaler of 1570, Poulseur mint, struck in the name of Maximilian II. Obverse: arms of the abbot below a helmet; reverse: crowned and armored bust of the emperor holding a scepter and an orb. Rare, Very Fine/Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 689 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,600 (about US$3,446 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Lodewijk van Male (1346-1384), AV gouden lam (mouton d'or), 1356-1364, Gent en Mechelen. Vz/ Het lam Gods voor een kruisvaan met vlaggetje. Eronder, LVD'-CO:F. Kz/ Gebladerd kruis in een vierpas met in het hart een roosje. In de hoeken, vier adelaars. Acht klaverbladen buiten de inspringende hoeken. Het omschrift begint met +•XP'C. Gaill. 210; Delm. 457; Elsen 26; Martiny, Gent, 35-2. 4,66 g Krasje op kz. Zeer Fraai à Prachtig. Uit onze veiling 96, 14 juni 2008, 769. (county of Flanders, Louis de Male, 1346-84, undated gold mouton d'or, Ghent or Mechelen mint. Obverse: Lamb of God; reverse: cross in quadrilobe with a rose at the center, four eagles in the quarters. Edge crack, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 704 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €13,500 (about US$17,891 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Keizer Karel (1506-1555), AR zilveren Karolusgulden, z.j. (1544-1548), Brugge. 1e type. Vz/ Gekroond bb. r. Kz/ Gekroond wapenschild op een gebloemd kruis. G.H. 187-5; Delm. 4; V.H. 224. 22,74 g Zeldzaam Mooie patina. Zeer Fraai à Prachtig. Uit onze veiling 59, 21 september 1999, 1945 en uit verzameling Symkens, veiling Spink 18, Londres, 18 november 1981, 204. De zilveren Karolusgulden had dezelfde waarde als de Karolusgoudgulden die sinds 1521 werd geslagen. Deze buitengewone portretmunt was het eerste zware zilverstuk dat in de Zuidelijke Nederlanden werd aangemunt. (county of Flanders, emperor Charles V, 1506-55, undated silver Carolus gulden of 1544-48, Bruges mint, first type. Obverse: crowned bust right; reverse: crowned arms over a floriate cross. Scarce, nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 711 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €5,500 (about US$7,289 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Albrecht en Isabella (1598-1621), AV dubbele souverein, 1613, Brugge. Vz/ De aartshertogen met zwaard en scepter op een troon gezeten. Kz/ Gekroond wapenschild omringd door de keten van het Gulden Vlies. G.H. 304-6b; Haeck 776; Delm. 554; V.H. 612. 10,96 g Zeer zeldzaam Zeer lichte montagesporen aan de rand. Goed geslagen exemplaar, op een brede muntplaat. bijna Prachtig. (county of Flanders, Albert and Isabella, 1598-1621, gold double soverain of 1613, Bruges mint. Obverse: the archduke and archduchess enthroned with sword and scepter; reverse: crowned arms, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Very rare, light mount mark, well struck on a large flan, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 717 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €44,000 (about US$58,312 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Karel II (1665-1700), AV 8 souverein (gouden dukaton), 1694, Brugge. Slechts 639 st. geslagen. Vz/ Bb. van de koning r. met mantel en halsketting van het Gulden Vlies. Kz/ Gekroond wapenschild gesteund door twee leeuwen. Onderaan het juweel van het Gulden Vlies. G.H. 346-4; Delm. 567; V.H. 703. 44,22 g Van de grootste zeldzaamheid Lichte montagesporen. Zeer Fraai. De eerste gouden dukatons van Karel II werden in 1666 te Antwerpen en Brussel aangemunt, ter gelegenheid van de inhuldiging van de jonge koning. Later, in 1687, sloeg men in Brussel de eerste exemplaren met de muntpers. Deze werd te Brugge in gebruik genomen rond 1693 en diende voor het slaan van de prachtige gouden dukatons en halve dukatons van Vlaanderen. (county of Flanders, Charles II, 1665-1700, eight souverain or gold ducaton of 1694, Bruges mint. Obverse: mantled bust right, decorated with the Order of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms supported by two lions, Order of the Golden Fleece around. Extremely rare, small mount mark, Very Fine. The first golden ducatons were struck for Charles II in 1666 in Antwerp and Brussels on his coronation. later, in 1687, more were made in Brussels using the new coin press. This was installed in Bruges about 1693 and used to strike these beautiful gold ducatons and half ducatons for Flanders.)"
This specimen was lot 718 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €220 (about US$292 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Karel II (1665-1700), AR halve dukaton, 1672, Brugge. Eerste type. Vz/ Bb. r. als kind. Kz/ Gekroond wapenschild gesteund door twee leeuwen. Onderaan het juweel van het Gulden Vlies. G.H. 349-4a (jaartal ontbreekt); Delm. 330; V.H. 693. 16,19 g Zeer zeldzaam Dubbelslag. Zeer Fraai. (county of Flanders, Charles II, 1665-1700, silver half ducaton of 1672, Bruges mint, first type. Obverse: child bust right; reverse: crowned arms supported by two lions with the jewels of the Order of the Golden Fleece. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 719 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €160 (about US$212 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"VLAANDEREN, Graafschap, Karel II (1665-1700), AR halve patagon, 1667, Brugge. Vz/ Gekroond stokkenkruis met een vuurijzer tussen het jaartal en het juweel van het Gulden Vlies. Kz/ Gekroond wapenschild omringd door de keten van het Gulden Vlies. G.H. 351-4a; Delm. 348; V.H. 699. 13,99 g Zeldzaam Oneven rand. Mooie patina. Zeer Fraai. (county of Flanders, Charles II, 1665-1700, silver half patagon of 1667, Bruges mint. Obverse: crowned Burgundian cross with the jewels of the Golden Fleece; reverse: crowned arms with the Order of the Golden Fleece around. Rare, uneven edge, nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 739 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,000 (about US$2,651 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 5 francs, 1838. Pos. A. Bogaert 153A. Très rare. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver five francs of 1838, position A. Very rare, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 740 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €17,000 (about US$22,530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 5 francs, 1838. Pos. B. Dupriez 152. Extrêmement rare Frappe d'épreuve sur flan épais. Fines griffes et traces d'ajustage. Flan poli. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver five francs of 1838, position B. Extremely rare, proof, fine scratches and adjustment marks, Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 755 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €3,800 (about US$5,036 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 1 franc, 1840. Dupriez 170. Rare Exemplaire de qualité exceptionnelle. Flan poli. Belle patine colorée. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver one franc of 1840. Rare in this exceptional quality, proof, toned, Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 762 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €90 (about US$119 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 1/4 de franc, 1834. Avec signature. Dupriez 101. Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver quarter franc of 1834, with signature. Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 770 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,900 (about US$2,518 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AV 25 francs, 1850. Grande tête. Sans trait entre 900 et M. Dupriez 454; Fr-4. Très rare Nettoyé. Fines griffes et brisures du coin au droit. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, gold twenty-five francs of 1850, large head, without dash between 900 and M. Very rare, cleaned, fine scratches and die clash on the obverse. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 774 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €300 (about US$398 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 5 francs, 1851 (sur 1850). Avec point au-dessus de la date. Bogaert 513C. Fines griffes. Patine colorée au revers. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver five francs of 1851/50, with dot after date. Colored toning on the reverse, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 781 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €950 (about US$1,259 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 2 1/2 francs, 1850. Grande tête. Dupriez 463. Rare Fine brisure du coin au droit. Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver 2½ francs of 1850, large head. Rare, die clash on obverse, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 782 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €7,300 (about US$9,675 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 1 franc, 1849. Tête nue. Dupriez 427. Extrêmement rare Petites taches. Petit coup sur la tranche. Flan poli. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver one franc of 1849, bare head. Extremey rare, small rim nick, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 784 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €900 (about US$1,193 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), AR 1 franc, 1850. L WIENER sans point. Bogaert 465B. Très rare Petites taches. Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, silver one franc of 1850, engraver's name without dot. Very rare, minor nicks, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 798 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €5,000 (about US$6,626 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 5 centimes, 1835. Dupriez 132. Extrêmement rare Taches au droit. Flan poli. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper five centimes of 1835. Extremely rare, nicks on the obverse, proof, Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 799 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), 5 centimes, 1838. BRAEMT F. avec point. Dupriez 162. Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper five centimes of 1838, engraver's name with dot. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 802 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 5 centimes, 1853. Dupriez 559. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper five centimes of 1853. Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 806 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €190 (about US$252 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 5 centimes, 1859. Avec croix sur la couronne. Dupriez 690. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper five centimes of 1859, with cross on the crown. Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 807 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €10,000 (about US$13,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 5 centimes, 1860. Dupriez 817. Extrêmement rare. presque Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper five centimes of 1860. Extremely rare, about Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 810 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €280 (about US$371 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
" BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1834. BRAEMT F sans point. Bogaert 107B. Rare. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1834, engraver's name without dot. Rare, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 812 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €370 (about US$490 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1835. BRAEMT F. avec point. Listel large. Dupriez 133. Rare Petit manque de métal dans le O de ROI. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1835, engraver's name with dot, large flan. Rare, planchet flaw on reverse. Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 815 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1835. BRAEMT F sans point. Surfrappé. T incomplet. La date entre deux étoiles. Bogaert 134C var. Très rare Coin de droit brisé. Fines griffes. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1835, engraver's name withut dot, overstruck, the date between two stars. Very rare, obverse die clashed, fine scratches, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 817 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €4,400 (about US$5,831 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1838. BRAEMT F sans point. T incomplet. Bogaert 164 (épreuve). Extrêmement rare Flan poli. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1838, engraver's name without dot. Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 820 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1847. Dupriez 351. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1847. Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 824 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1851. BRAEMT F. avec point. Dupriez 518. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1851, engraver's signature with dot. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 826 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €340 (about US$451 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 2 centimes, 1855. Dupriez 565. Très rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper two centimes of 1855. Very rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 828 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,100 (about US$1,458 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1832. Bogaert 24B1. Rare Petites taches. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1832. Rare, small nicks, Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 829 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €100 (about US$133 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1835 sur 1832. Surfrappé sur 1/2 cent néerlandais. Bogaert 136C. Rare Coups. Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1835/32, struck over a Dutch half cent. Rare, nicks, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 833 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €460 (about US$610 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1849. Dupriez 451. Fleur de Coin. (Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 837 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1857. Sans trait sous CENT. Dupriez 598. Rare Taches au droit. Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1857, without dash under CENT. Rare, rim nicks, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 838 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €130 (about US$172 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1858. Avec trait sous CENT. Dupriez 613. Rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1858, with dash under CENT. Rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 840 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cu 1 centime, 1860. Avec trait sous CENT. Dupriez 823. Petites taches. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper one centime of 1860, with dash under CENT. Minor nicks, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 842 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,200 (about US$1590 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold Ier (1831-1865), Cupro-nickel 20 centimes, 1860. LEOPOLD I. avec point. Dupriez 752 var.; Bogaert 752B1. Très rare Petites taches. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold I, 1831-65, copper-nickel twenty centimes of 1860, LEOPOLD I with dot. Very rare, minor nicks, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 882 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold II (1865-1909), AR 5 francs, 1867. F. avec point. Bogaert 1074B. Nettoyé. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold II, 1865-1909, silver five francs of 1867, F with dot. Cleaned, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 884 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,400 (about US$1,855 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold II (1865-1909), AR 5 francs, 1868. Pos. A. Grande tête et signature le long du cou. Dupriez 1092. Rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold II, 1865-1909, silver five francs of 1868, postion A, large head and signature at the truncation. Rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 888 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold II (1865-1909), AR 50 centimes, 1867. Dupriez 1087. Rare Belle patine. Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold II, 1865-1909, silver fifty centimes of 1867. Rare, nice toning, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 889 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold II (1865-1909), Cu 2 centimes, 1869. Dupriez 1109. Rare. Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold II, 1865-1909, copper two centimes of 1869. Rare, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 892 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Léopold II (1865-1909), AR 2 francs, 1880. Cinquantenaire de l'indépendance. Dupriez 1219. Petites taches. Superbe. (kingdom of Belgium, Leopold II, 1865-1909, silver two francs of 1880, on the fiftieth anniversary of independence. Minor nicks, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 903 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Albert Ier (1909-1934), Cupro-nickel 10 centimes, 1930Fr-Etoile sur une pointe. Deux traits sous Ces. Dupriez 2411. Rare Petites taches. Très Beau. (kingdom of Belgium, Albert I, 1909-34, copper-nickel ten centimes of 1930, French legends, star, two dashes under "Ces". Rare, minor nicks, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 917 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,000 (about US$1,325 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Baudouin (1951-1993), AV 100 ecu, 1989. Marie-Thérèse. Fr-428. Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of Belgium, Baldwin I, 1951-93, gold hundred ecu of 1989, Maria Theresia. Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 918 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Baudouin (1951-1993), AV 50 ecu, 1989. Charlemagne. Fr-429. Flan poli. (kingdom of Belgium, Baldwin I, 1951-93, gold fifty ecu of 1989, Charlemagne. Proof.)"
This specimen was lot 923 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Baudouin (1951-1993), AV 50 ecu, 1991. Charlemagne. Fr-434. Ecrin et certificat. Flan poli. (kingdom of Belgium, Baldwin I, 1951-93, gold fifty ecu of 1991, Charlemagne. Includes box and certificate, Proof.)"
This specimen was lot 924 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Baudouin (1951-1993), AV 50 ecu, 1993. Présidence belge de la Communauté Européenne. Fr-435. Flan poli. (kingdom of Belgium, Baldwin I, 1951-93, gold fifty ecu of 1993, on the presidency of the European Union, Proof.)"
This specimen was lot 935 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BELGIQUE, Royaume, Albert II (1993-2013), AV 100 euro, 2007. 175e anniversaire de la frappe de monnaies en Belgique. Ecrin et certificat. Flan poli. (kingdom of Belgium, Albert II, 1993-2013, gold hundred euro of 2007, 175th anniversary of the Belgian mint. Includes box and certificate, Proof.)"
This specimen was lot 1061 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1e émission (janvier 1515), point 12e, Lyon. 2e type. D/ Ecu de France couronné sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée portant un quadrilobe en coeur, cantonnée de deux F couronnés. Dupl-771; Ci. 1071; Laf. 636. 3,39 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst, first emission (January 1515), Lyon mint, second type. Obverse: crowned arms of France beneath a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross with a quadrilobe at the center, cantonned with two "F's". Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1062 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €8,500 (about US$11,265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, SAVOIE, sous occupation française, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil, s.d. (1538), Turin (T final au revers). 2e type. 3e émission. Différent MV (Marc Varemberg). D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée portant un quadrilobe en coeur, cantonnée de deux F couronnés. CNI 21, -; Dupl-771A; Laf. 636. 3,41 g De la plus haute rareté. Très Beau. (Italy, duchy of Savoy, under French occupation, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst, Turin mint, second type, third emission, privy mark MV. Obverse: crowned arms of France beneath a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross with a quadrilobe at the center, cantonned with two "F's" and two lilies. Extremely rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1063 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €360 (about US$477 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil, 3e émission (juillet 1519), point 12e, Lyon. 5e type. D/ Ecu de France couronné sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée portant un quadrilobe en coeur, cantonnée de deux F et de deux lis. Dupl-775; Ci. 1073; Laf. 639. 3,40 g Fines griffes. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst, third emission (July 1519), Lyon mint, fifth type. Obverse: crowned arms of France beneath a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross with a quadrilobe at the center, cantonned with two "F's" and two lilies. Fine scratches, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1064 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €470 (about US$623 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, 1e et 3e émissions (jusqu'en 1528), point 1er, Crémieu. 1er type. D/ Champ écartelé de France-Dauphiné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée. Dupl-782; Ci. 1082; Laf. 645. 3,36 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst of Dauphiné, Crémieu mint, first type. Obverse: quartered arms of France and Dauphiné beneath a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1065 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €440 (about US$583 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, s.d. (1526-1528), point 2e, Romans. 1er type. D/ Champ écartelé de France-Dauphiné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée. Dupl-782; Ci. 1082; Laf. 645. 3,40 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst of Dauphiné, Romans mint, first type. Obverse: quartered arms of France and Dauphiné beneath a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1066 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €700 (about US$928 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AV écu d'or au soleil du Dauphiné, s.d. (1515-1517), Grenoble (rosette finale). 2e type. D/ Champ écartelé de France-Dauphiné, sous un soleil. Différent: A en fin de légende (Antoine Vagnon). R/ Croix fleurdelisée, cantonnée de deux F couronnés. Dupl-783; Ci. 1083; Laf. 646. 3,31 g. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre vente 133, 10 septembre 2017, 1227. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated gold shield of the sunburst of Dauphiné, Grenoble mint, second type. Obverse: quartered arms of France and Dauphiné beneath a sunburst; privy mark: A at the end of the legend; reverse: floriate cross, cantonned with two crowned "F's". Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1070 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AR demi-teston, s.d., Tours. 5e type. D/ B. à d., coiffé d'une couronne fermée. R/ Ecu de France couronné dans un polylobe. Dupl-799; Ci. -; Laf. 656. 4,76 g Très rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, undated silver half teston, Tours mint, fifth type. Obverse: bust right, wearing a closed crown; reverse: crowned arms of France in a polylobe. Very rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1079 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AR douzain à la croisette, mars 1541, Paris. D/ Ecu de France couronné dans un polylobe. R/ Croix pleine dans un quadrilobe. Dupl-927; Ci. 1170; Laf. 785. 2,61 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, douzain of the little cross, March 1541, Paris mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France in a polylobe; reverse: plain cross in a quadrilobe. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1080 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François Ier (1515-1547), AR douzain à la croisette, mars 1541, Lyon. D/ Ecu de France couronné dans un polylobe. R/ Croix pleine dans un quadrilobe. Dupl-927; Ci. 1170; Laf. 785. 2,56 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Francis I, 1515-47, douzain of the little cross, March 1541, Lyon mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France in a polylobe; reverse: plain cross in a quadrilobe. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1084 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €7,500 (about US$9,940 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AV double Henri d'or, 1558H, La Rochelle. 1er type. D/ B. cuir. à d., tête nue. Avec légende REX HERCVS (sic) II. Différent: hure de sanglier dans la légende (Pierre le Grand). R/ Croix formée de quatre H couronnés, cantonnée de deux lis et deux croissants, la lettre d'atelier en coeur. Dupl-971B; Ci. 1236 var.; Laf. 809 var. 7,14 g Très rare Beau portrait et excellent pedigree. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de Bourgey, 29 janvier 1991, 253A et 1er décembre 1965, 40 et de la collection de Marchéville, vente Florange et Ciani, 21 mai 1928, 2614. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, gold double henry of 1558, La Rochelle mint, first type. Obverse: armored bust right, with bare head and misspelled legend; reverse: cross formed of four crowned "H's", cantonned with two lilies and two crescents, mintmark in the center. Very rare, nice portrait and excellent provenance. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1085 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,100 (about US$2,783 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AV Henri d'or, 1556B, Rouen. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix formée de quatre H couronnés, cantonnée de deux croissants et deux lis. Dupl-972; Ci. 1244; Laf. 810. 3,56 g Très rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, gold henry of 1556, Rouen mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned "H's", cantonned with two lilies and two crescents. Very rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1086 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €950 (about US$1,259 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AR teston au buste couronné, 1552D, Lyon. 1er type. D/ B. cuir. et couronné à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-981; Ci. 1264; Laf. 819. 9,34 g Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, silver teston of the crowned bust of 1552, Lyon mint, first type. Obverse: crowned and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "H's:. Nice toning, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1090 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AR teston, 1554M, Toulouse. 2e type. D/ B. cuir. à d., t. nue. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-983; Ci. 1271; Laf. 821. 9,31 g Fines griffes. Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, silver teston of 1554, Toulouse mint, second type. Obverse: armored bust right with bare head; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "H's". Fine scratches, nice toning, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1092 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €150 (about US$199 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AR demi-teston, 1555D, Lyon. 2e type. D/ B. cuir. à d., t. nue. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-984; Ci. 1290; Laf. 822. 4,16 g Rare Légère faiblesse de frappe. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, silver half teston of 1555, Lyon mint, second type. Obverse: armored bust right with bare head; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "H's". Rare, slightly weak strike, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1096 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €700 (about US$928 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AR teston du moulin, 1555A, Paris. 4e type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-990; Ci. 1285; Laf. 828. 9,44 g Très rare. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 59, 21 septembre 1999, 2538. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, silver milled teston of 1555, Paris mint, fourth type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Very rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1097 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €550 (about US$729 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri II (1547-1559), AR demi-teston du moulin, 1554A, Paris. 4e type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-991; Ci. 1296; Laf. 829. 4,68 g Très rare Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry II, 1547-59, milled half teston of 1554, Paris mint, fourth type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Very rare, cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1100 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €140 (about US$186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François II (1559-1560), AR teston, 1559M, Toulouse. 2e type. A l'effigie et au titre d'Henri II. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-1031; Ci. 1268; Laf. 865. 9,32 g Fines griffes. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Francis II, 1559-60, silver teston of 1559, Toulouse mint, second type, with the bust and title of Henry II. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "H's". Fine scratches, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1101 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, François II (1559-1560), AR teston, 1559H, La Rochelle. 3e type. A l'effigie et au titre d'Henri II. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-1033; Ci. 1335; Laf. 867. 9,41 g Rare Petits défauts de flan. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 68, 15 décembre 2001, 1226 (kingdom of France, Francis II, 1559-60, silver teston of 1559, la Rochelle mint, third type, with the bust and title of Henry II. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "H's". Minor flan defects, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1106 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1564I, Limoges. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée, avec H en coeur. Dupl-1057; Ci. 1343; Laf. 890. 3,35 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, gold shield of the sunburst of 1564, Limoges mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France below a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross, "H" in center. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1107 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1566H, La Rochelle. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée. Dupl-1057; Ci. 1343; Laf. 890. 3,39 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, gold shield of the sunburst of 1566, La Rochelle mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France below a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1108 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €440 (about US$583 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1566M, Toulouse. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée. Dupl-1057; Ci. 1343; Laf. 890. 3,37 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, gold shield of the sunburst of 1564, Limoges mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France below a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross. Very fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1109 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €720 (about US$954 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1567A, Paris. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. R/ Croix fleurdelisée. Dupl-1057; Ci. 1343; Laf. 890. 3,34 g. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, gold shield of the sunburst of 1567, Paris mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France below a sunburst; reverse: floriate cross. Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1110 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €95 (about US$126 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AR teston, 1564M, Toulouse. 1er type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux C couronnés. Dupl-1063; Ci. 1356; Laf. 895. 9,22 g Double frappe. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, silver teston of 1564, Toulouse mint, first type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "C's". Double struck, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1112 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AR teston, 1569M, Toulouse. 1er type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux C couronnés. Dupl-1063; Ci. 1356; Laf. 895. 9,27 g Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, silver teston of 1569, Toulouse mint, first type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms of France between two crowned "C's". Cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1113 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AR teston, 1563L, Bayonne. 3e type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu couronné, entre deux K couronnés. Dupl-1069; Ci. 1359; Laf. 899. 9,25 g Léger tréflage. Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, silver teston of 1563, Bayonne mint, third type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "K's". Lightly doubled, nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1114 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €300 (about US$398 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
" FRANCE, Royaume, Charles IX (1560-1574), AR demi-teston, 1563D, Lyon. 4e type. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1072; Ci. -; Laf. 902. 4,67 g Rare Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, silver half teston of 1563, Lyon mint, fourth type. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1115 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
" FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR teston, 15759, Rennes. A l'effigie et au titre de Charles IX. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux C couronnés. Dupl-1100; Ci. -; Laf. -. 9,43 g. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver teston of 1575, Rennes mint, with the effigy and name of Chalres IX. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "C's". Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1116 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €100 (about US$133 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR teston, 1575M, Toulouse. A l'effigie et au titre de Charles IX. D/ B. l. et cuir. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux C couronnés. Dupl-1104; Ci. 1404; Laf. 945. 9,29 g. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver teston of 1575, Toulouse mint, with the effigy and name of Chalres IX. Obverse: laureate and armored bust left; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "C's". about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1119 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €245 (about US$325 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR teston, 1575B, Rouen. D/ B. l., dr. et cuir. à d., au col plat. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-1126A; Ci. -; Laf. 966. 9,43 g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver teston of 1575, Rouen mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with flat collar; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "H's". Nice patina, rare in this quality, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1120 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR teston, 1576G, Poitiers. D/ B. l., dr. et cuir. à d., au col fraisé. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-1126; Ci. 1414; Laf. 966. 9,52 g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver teston of 1576, Poitiers mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with ruffed collar; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "H's". Nice patina, rare in this quality, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1121 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €360 (about US$477 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR teston, 1576M, Toulouse. D/ B. l., dr. et cuir. à d., au col fraisé. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H couronnés. Dupl-1126; Ci. 1414; Laf. 966. 9,31 g Frappe faible sur la couronne. Beau portrait. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver teston of 1576, Toulouse mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with ruffed collar; reverse: crowned arms between two crowned "H's". Weakly struck over the crown, nice portrait, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1123 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €60 (about US$80 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR franc au col plat, 1576B, Rouen. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1130; Ci. 1427; Laf. 970. 13,56 g Nettoyé. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver franc of the flat collar of 1576, Rouen mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Cleaned, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1125 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR franc au col plat, 1578P, Dijon. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1130; Ci. 1427; Laf. 970. 13,85 g Légère faiblesse de frappe. Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver franc of the flat collar of 1578, Dijon mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Slightly weak strike, cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1126 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR franc au col plat, 1582G, Poitiers. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1130; Ci. 1427; Laf. 970. 14,04 g Flan large. Petit éclat sur la tranche. Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver franc of the flat collar of 1582, Poitiers mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Large planchet, rim nick, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1128 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €370 (about US$490 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR franc au col fraisé, 1582M, Toulouse. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1130A; Ci. 1434; Laf. 970. 13,99 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver franc of the ruffed collar of 1582, Toulouse mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1129 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR demi-franc au col gaufré, 1587A, Paris. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1131; Ci. 1430; Laf. 971. 7,06 g Rare dans cette qualité. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver half franc of the embroidered collar of 1587, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Rare in this quality, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1130 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €380 (about US$504 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR demi-franc au col plat, 1587B, Rouen. D/ B. l. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix feuillue et fleurdelisée, H en coeur. Dupl-1131; Ci. 1430; Laf. 971. 7,06 g Beau portrait. Rare dans cette qualité. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver half franc of the flat collar of 1587, Rouen mint. Obverse: laureate and armored bust right; reverse: leafed and floriate cross, H in the center. Nice portrait, rare in this quality, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1132 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR quart d'écu, 1579H, La Rochelle. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre II-II. Dupl-1133; Ci. 1438; Laf. 973. 9,51 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver quarter écu of 1579, La Rochelle mint. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1133 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), AR quart d'écu, 1589A, Paris. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre II-II. Dupl-1133; Ci. 1438; Laf. 973. 9,61 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, silver quarter écu of 1589, Paris mint. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1135 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri III (1574-1589), billon douzain, 1576M, Toulouse. 2e type. D/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux H. R/ Croix cantonnée de deux lis et deux H. Dupl-1141; Ci. 1450; Laf. 980. 2,04 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry III, 1574-89, billon douzain of 1576, Toulouse mint, second type. Obverse: crowned arms of France between two "H's"; reverse: cross cantonned with two lilies and two "H's". Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1152 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, BEARN, Henri II (1572-1589), AR quart d'écu, 1585. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu couronné entre II-II. B. -; P.A. 3498 var.; D. 1325. 9,33 g Petit éclat du flan sur la tranche. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Béarn, Henry II, 1572-89, silver quarter écu of 1585. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Small rim nick, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1154 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri IV (1589-1610), AR quart d'écu, 1606G, Poitiers. 2e type. Avec la titulature royale autour de l'écu. D/ Ecu de France couronné, entre II-II. R/ Croix feuillue. Dupl-1224B; Ci. 1516; Laf. 1068. 9,59 g Flan large, avec un petit éclat sur la tranche. Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Henry IV, 1589-1610, silver quarter écu of 1606, Poitiers mint, second type, with the royal title around the shield. Obverse: crowned arms of France divides the value; reverse: floriate cross. Large planchet, small rim nick, nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1155 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Henri IV (1589-1610), AR huitième d'écu, 1598L, Bayonne. 2e type. D/ Croix feuillue. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre V-III. Dupl-1225; Ci. 1526; Laf. 1067. 4,73 g Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Henry IV, 1589-1610, silver eighth écu of 1598, Bayonne mint, second type. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1164 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,060 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1615B, Rouen. 1er type. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. La légende débutant à 6h. R/ Croix anillée et fleurdelisée, avec B en coeur. Dupl-1282A var.; Gad-55. 3,35 g. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 54, 13 juin 1998, 793. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, gold shield of the sunburst of 1615, Rouen mint, first type. Obverse: crowned arms of France under a sunburst, obverse legend begins at 6 o'clock; reverse: voided floriate cross with mintmark at center. about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1167 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €480 (about US$636 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1640K, Bordeaux. Flan large. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. La légende débutant à 12h. R/ Croix anillée et fleurdelisée. Dupl-1282; Gad-55. 3,17 g Rare Fines griffes. Flan large. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, gold shield of the sunburst of 1640, Bordeaux mint, large planceht. Obverse: crowned arms of France under a sunburst, obverse legend begins at 12 o'clock; reverse: voided floriate cross. Rare, fine scratches, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1168 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €700 (about US$928 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AV écu d'or au soleil, 1640X, Amiens. D/ Ecu de France couronné, sous un soleil. La légende débutant à 12h. La lettre d'atelier à la pointe de l'écu. R/ Croix anillée et fleurdelisée. Un point au centre. Dupl-1282B; Gad-55. 3,34 g Rare. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre liste 233, juillet-septembre 2005, 1472. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, gold shield of the sunburst of 1640, Amiens mint. Obverse: crowned arms of France under a sunburst, obverse legend begins at 12 o'clock, mintmark at bottom of shield; reverse: voided floriate cross, dot at center. Rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1171 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AR demi-franc, 1629M, Toulouse. 10e type. D/ B. juvénile à d., l., dr. et cuir., au col plat. R/ Croix fleuronnée et fleurdelisée. Dupl-1322; Gad-40. 7,06 g Rare. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, silver half franc of 1629, Toulouse mint, tenth type. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored juvenile bust right, in flat collar; reverse: floriate cross. Rare, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1174 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €60 (about US$80 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AR quart d'écu de Béarn, 1627, Pau. Frappé au balancier. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu couronné, parti de France et Navarre-Béarn, accosté de II-II. Dupl-1338; Gad-30. 9,46 g Défaut de flan sur la tranche. Patine foncée. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, quarter écu of Béarn of 1627, Pau mint, struck by the screw press. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France and Navarre divides the value. Edge defect, nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1175 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), Cu double tournois, 1612A, Paris. 1er type. D/ B. enfantin à d., l. et cuir., au col plat. R/ Trois lis dans le champ. Dupl-1358; CGKL 386. 3,09 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, copper double tournois of 1612, Pris mint, first type. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right, with flat collar; reverse: three lilies in the field. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1183 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €60 (about US$80 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), Cu denier tournois, 1616X, Amiens. 1er type. D/ Petit b. l. et cuir. à d., au col plat. R/ Deux lis dans le champ, au-dessus de la lettre d'atelier. Dupl-1359; CGKL 268. 1,40 g Rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, copper denier of 1616, Amiens mint, first type. Obverse: laureate and armored small bust to right, with flat collar; reverse: two lilies in the field, mintmark below. Rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1188 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €60 (about US$80 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), Cu denier tournois, 1628A, Paris. D/ B. juvénile à d., l. dr. et cuir., avec une petite barbe, le col plat. R/ Deux lis dans le champ, au-dessus de la lettre d'atelier. Dupl-1363 var.; CGKL 404. 1,53 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, copper denier of 1628, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored juvenile bust right, with a short beard and flat collar; reverse: two lilies in the field, mintmark below. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1198 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €3,200 (about US$4,241 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AV huit louis d'or, 1640A, Paris. Refrappe de la Monnaie de Paris. D/ T. laurée à d., à la mèche courte. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. 39,40 g Numéroté 0259 au revers. Fleur de Coin. Provient de notre vente 88, 10 juin 2006, 1239. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, eight gold louis of 1640, restruck at the Paris mint, Obverse: laureate head to right with short hair; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 1200 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €4,000 (about US$5,301 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AV double louis d'or à la tête virile et à la mèche courte, 1641A (sur 1640), Paris. D/ T. laurée à d. Sans baies dans la couronne. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1297; Gad-59. 13,46 g Très rare Eclat du flan sur la tranche. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, double gold louis of the adult head and short hair of 1641/0, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate head to right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very rare, rim bump, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1207 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AR demi-écu, 1643D, Lyon. Deuxième poinçon. D/ B. l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1350; Gad-50. 13,56 g Rare. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 77, 13 décembre 2003, 1659. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, silver half écu of 1643, Lyon mint, second punch. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1208 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIII (1610-1643), AR quart d'écu, 1642A, Paris. Deuxième poinçon. Rosette initiale. D/ B. l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1351; Gad-48. 6,77 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, silver quarter écu of 1642, Paris mint, second punch, initial rosette. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1212 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €280 (about US$371 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu, 1644C, Saint-Lô. Frappé au marteau. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. LVD XIIII dans la légende. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre II-II. Dupl-1451 var.; Gad-136. 9,51 g Rare Petit coup sur la tranche. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of 1644, Saint-Lô mint, struck by the hammer. Obverse: floriate cross, LVD XIIII in the legend; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Rare, small rim nick, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1213 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €160 (about US$212 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu, 1644K, Bordeaux. Frappé au marteau. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre II-II. Dupl-1451; Gad-136. 9,66 g Belle patine. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIII, 1610-43, silver quarter écu of 1644, Bordeaux mint, struck by the hammer. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France divides the value. Nice patina, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1216 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €550 (about US$729 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu de Béarn, 1643, Morlaas. Frappé au marteau. D/ Croix fleurdelisée. R/ Ecu couronné, parti France et Navarre-Béarn, entre II-II. Dupl-1459; Gad-138. 9,59 g Rare dans cette qualité. presque Superbe. Provient de notre liste 237, juillet-septembre 2006, 1441. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of Béarn of 1643, Morlaas mint, struck by the hammer. Obverse: floriate cross; reverse: crowned arms of France and Navarre divides the value. Rare in this quality, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1224 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €600 (about US$795 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quarante-huitième d'écu à la mèche courte et au buste drapé, 1644A, Paris. D/ B. enfantin, l. et dr. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1468; Gad-89. 0,56 g Rare. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver 1/48 écu of the short lock and draped bust of 1644, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate and draped infant bust right; obverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1225 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,127 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la mèche longue, 1650A, Paris. D/ T. laurée à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1422; Gad-245. 6,72 g Petit coup sur la tranche. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 41, 16 septembre 1995, 773. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the short lock of 1650, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Small rim nick, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1226 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €460 (about US$610 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la mèche longue, 1652C, Saint-Lô. D/ T. enfantine laurée à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1422; Gad-245. 6,69 g Rare Nettoyé. A été monté. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the short lock of 1652, St.-Lo mint. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Cleaned, removed from jewelry, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1227 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,127 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la mèche longue, 1653, Arras (AR et rat). D/ T. enfantine laurée à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1422; Gad-245. 6,62 g Double frappe au droit. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the long lock of 1653, Arras mint. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Double struck on obverse, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1233 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
" FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu à la mèche longue, 1652A, Paris. D/ B. enfantin, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1470; Gad-169. 13,57 g Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the long lock of 1652, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: cronwed arms of France. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1234 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €280 (about US$371 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu à la mèche longue, 1649A, Paris. D/ B. enfantin, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1471; Gad-140. 6,81 g Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the long lock of 1649, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1236 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €750 (about US$994 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu de Navarre à la mèche longue, 1657V, Saint-Palais. D/ B. enfantin, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu couronné, parti de France et Navarre. Dupl-1473; Gad-203. 27,10 g Rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of Navarre of the long lock of 1657, St. Palais mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France and Navarre. Rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1237 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu de Navarre à la mèche longue, 1652V, Saint-Palais. D/ B. enfantin, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu couronné, parti de France et Navarre. Dupl-1474; Gad-170. 13,50 g Très rare Griffes. Taches de vert-de-gris au revers. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of Navarre of the long lock of 1652, St. Palais mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France and Navarre. Very rare, scratches, verdigris on the reverse, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1240 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu de Béarn à la mèche longue, 1661M, Morlaas. D/ B. enfantin, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu couronné, parti de France et Navarre-Béarn. Dupl-1477; Gad-204. 26,31 g Rare La chevelure retouchée. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of Béarn of the long lock of 1661, Morlaas mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France and Navarre-Béarn. Rare, hair reengraved, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1244 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,350 (about US$1,789 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or juvénile à la tête laurée, 1665A, Paris. D/ T. laurée à d., à la longue chevelure couvrante. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1425; Gad-246. 6,73g Rare Nettoyé. Légères traces de monture. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre vente 61, 18 mars 2000, 1633. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis, laureate juvenile bust of 1665, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate head right with long hair; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Rare, cleaned, mount mark, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1246 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or juvénile du Béarn, 1665, Pau. Type spécial au buste drapé. D/ B. lauré et drapé à d., à la longue chevelure couvrante. Différent: oiseau. BD en fin de légende. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, la vaquette en coeur. Différent: chien courant (Jacques de Soubiran). Dupl-1427; Gad-246a; L4L 204 (cet exemplaire illustré). 6,66 g De la plus haute rareté A été cerclé. Fine brisure du coin au droit. Très Beau. La seule monnaie d'or de Louis XIV au buste drapé. Provient de notre vente 87, 11 mars 2006, 2113. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the juvenile bust of Béarn of 1665, Pau mint, bird privy mark, BD at the end of the legend. Special type with the draped bust. Obverse: laureate and draped bust right with long hair; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies, cow mintmark in center. Of the highest rarity. Die clash on obverse, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1247 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu au buste juvénile, 1671L, Bayonne. 2e type. D/ B. à d., les cheveux longs, l., dr. et cuir., orné d'une Victoire. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1483; Gad-206. 27,26 g Rare Fine griffe et brisure du coin au droit. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 57, 6 mars 1999, 205. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the juvenile bust of 1671, Bayonne mint, second type. Obverse: draped and armored bust right with long hair; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, fine scratches and die clash, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1248 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu au buste juvénile, 1666M, Toulouse. 1er type. D/ B. l. et dr. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1484; Gad-173. 13,56 g Fines griffes. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the juvenile bust of 1666, Toulouse mint, first type. Obverse: draped and armored bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Fine scratches, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1250 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu au buste juvénile, 1666A, Paris. D/ B. à d., les cheveux longs, l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1485; Gad-143. 6,69 g Très rare Nettoyé. Fines griffes. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the juvenile bust of 1666, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with long hair; reverse: crowned arms of France. Very rare, cleaned, fine scratches, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1252 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR douzième d'écu au buste juvénile, 1660K, Bordeaux. D/ B. à d., les cheveux longs, l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1486; Gad-115. 2,27 g Rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver twelfth écu of the juvenile bust of 1660, Bordeaux mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with long hair; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1254 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu de Béarn au buste juvénile, 1664, Pau. D/ B. à d., les cheveux longs, l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu couronné, parti France et Navarre-Béarn. Dupl-1490; Gad-208. 26,60 g Rare Fin de plaque et défaut de flan au revers. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of Béarn of the juvenile bust of 1664, Pau mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored bust right with long hair; reverse: crowned arms of France, Navarre and Béarn. Rare, planchet defect on reverse, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1256 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,450 (about US$1,922 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la tête nue, 1672D, Lyon. D/ T. juvénile à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1428; Gad-247. 6,74 g Très rare. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de Vinchon, Paris, 29 octobre 2002, 263. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the bare head of 1672, Lyon mint. Obverse: juvenile bust right; reverse: cross formed of 8 crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1257 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,850 (about US$2,452 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la tête nue et virile, 1682D, Lyon. D/ T. juvénile à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1428 var.; Gad-247 var.; Dr. 333D. 6,73g Rare Fine griffe sur la joue. presque Superbe. Portrait spécifique à Lyon, de 1679 à 1682. Provient de Vinchon, Paris, 20 décembre 2006, 390. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the bare head, virile bust of 1682, Lyon mint. Obverse: juvenile bust right; reverse: cross formed of 8 crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Rare, fine scratch on the jaw. about Extremely Fine. Portrait specific to Lyon for 1679-82.)"
This specimen was lot 1259 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,800 (about US$2,386 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or à la tête virile, 1681A, Paris. D/ T. nue à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1430; Gad-248. 6,75 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the virile bust of 1681, Paris mint. Obverse: bare bust right; reverse: cross formed of 8 crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1260 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu à la cravate, 16739, Rennes. 1e émission. D/ B. dr. et cuir. à d., portant une perruque et une cravate brodée. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1493; Gad-209. 26,87 g Rare Défaut de flan au droit. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the necktie of 1673, Rennes mint, first emission. Obverse: draped, armored and peruked bust right wearing an embroidered cravat; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, planchet defect on obverse, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1273 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,200 (about US$1590 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR huitième d'écu de Flandre, 1687L couronné, Lille. Au buste large. D/ B. dr. à d., coiffé d'une longue perruque au bas de laquelle un petit lis. R/ Ecu couronné, écartelé de France, Bourgogne moderne et Bourgogne ancien. Dupl-1512; Gad-130. 4,50g Très rare Fines griffes. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver eighth écu of Flanders of 1687, crowned L mintmark, Lille mint, with large bust. Obverse: peruked and draped bust right, lily at the base; reverse: crowned and quartered arms of France, new Burgundy and old Burgundy. Very rare, fine scratches, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1274 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR seizième d'écu de Flandre, 1687L couronné, Lille. D/ B. dr. à d., coiffé d'une longue perruque au bas de laquelle un petit lis. R/ Ecu couronné, écartelé de France, Bourgogne moderne et Bourgogne ancien. Dupl-1513A; Gad-105. 2,13 g Très rare Deuxième semestre. Griffes. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver 1/16 écu of Flanders of 1687, crowned L mintmark, Lille mint, with large bust. Obverse: peruked and draped bust right, lily at the base; reverse: crowned and quartered arms of France, new Burgundy and old Burgundy. Very rare, second semester, scratches, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1280 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €870 (about US$1,153 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV demi-louis d'or à l'écu, 1690I, Limoges. 1e réformation. D/ T. vieillie à d., coiffée d'une perruque laurée. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1436A; Gad-239. 3,34g Rare Légère double frappe au droit. Très Beau/Superbe. Provient de notre vente 90, 9 décembre 2006, 1160. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold half louis of the shield of 1690, Limoges mint, first reformation. Obverse: peruked and laureate old head right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Rare, lightly double struck on the obverse. Very Fine/Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1283 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €220 (about US$292 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux huit L, 1691A, Paris. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1514A; Gad-216. 26,92 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, Paris mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1285 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux huit L, 1691M, Toulouse. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1514A; Gad-216. 26,98 g Très rare Traces de corrosion. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, Toulouse mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very rare, traces of corrosion, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1288 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690B, Rouen. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Ci. 1890; Gad-184; Dr-399. 13,48g Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Rouen mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1289 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1690X, Amiens. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Gad-184. 13,39 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1690, Amiens mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1292 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1691L couronné, Lille. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1515A; Gad-184. 13,31 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, crowned L mintmark, Lille mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1295 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu aux huit L, 1691A, Paris. 1er type. 1e réformation. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1516A; Gad-150. 6,63 g. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre liste 200, avril-octobre 1998, 1101. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the eight "L's" of 1691, Paris mint, first type, first reformation. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1298 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €5,500 (about US$7,289 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV double louis d'or aux quatre L, 1699A, Paris. Flan neuf. D/ T. âgée à d., coiffée d'une grande perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de quatre L. Dupl-1439; Gad-260; Fr-432. 13,51 g Très rare Exemplaire bien frappé sur un flan large et régulier. presque Superbe/Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold double louis of the four "L's" of 1699, Paris mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate and peruked old head right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies cantonned with four "L's". Very rare, well struck on a large and round blank, about Extremely Fine/Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1300 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,060 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or aux quatre L, 1694P, Dijon. 2e réformation. D/ T. âgée à d., coiffée d'une grande perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de quatre L. Dupl-1440A; Gad-252. 6,68 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the four "L's" of 1694, Dijon mint, second reformation. Obverse: laureate and peruked old head right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies cantonned with four "L's". Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1301 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or aux quatre L, 1699A, Paris. D/ T. âgée à d., coiffée d'une grande perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de quatre L. Croissant en fin de légende. Dupl-1440A; Gad-252. 6,68 g Rare Réformé sur un louis d'or à l'écu 1690A. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the four "L's" of 1699, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate and peruked old head right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies cantonned with four "L's". Rare, struck over a louis d'or of 1690-A. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1303 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV demi-louis d'or aux quatre L, 1694V, Troyes. 2e réformation. Seulement 2.346 p. frappées. D/ T. âgée à d., coiffée d'une grande perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de quatre L. Dupl-1441A; Gad-240 (signalé mais non confirmé); L4L 258 (non répertorié). 3,33 g Extrêmement rare. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 130, 10 septembre 2016, 1045. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold half louis of the four "L's" of 1694, Troyes mint, second reformation, only 2,346 pieces struck. Obverse: laureate and peruked old head right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies cantonned with four "L's". Extremely rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1304 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux palmes, 1695D, Lyon. 2e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1520A; Gad-217. 27,23 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the palms of 1695, Lyon mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1307 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €140 (about US$186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux palmes, 1695A, Paris. 2e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1520A; Gad-217. 27,25 g Réformé sur un écu aux huit L de Rouen. Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the palms of 1695, Paris mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Struck over an écu of the 8 "L's" of Rouen. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1313 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux palmes, 1694G, Poitiers. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1521A; Gad-185. 13,38 g Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the palms of 1694, Poitiers mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1314 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux palmes, 1695H, La Rochelle. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1521A; Gad-185. 13,02 g Très rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the palms of 1695, La Rochelle mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Very rare, very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1319 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu aux palmes, 1694N, Montpellier. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1522A; Gad-152. 6,34 g Griffes. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the palms of 1694, Montpellier mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Scratches, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1320 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR douzième d'écu aux palmes, 1694W, Lille. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1523; Gad-119 (non répertorié); L4L 262 (non répertorié). 2,13 g Extrêmement rare Fines griffes. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver twelfth écu of the palms of 1694, Lille mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Extremely rare, fine scratches, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1322 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €470 (about US$623 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu de Flandre aux palmes, 1693W, Lille. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu rond couronné entre deux palmes, écartelé aux armes de France, Bourgogne nouveau, Bourgogne ancien et Navarre. Dupl-1529; Gad-187; Delm. 423. 18,63 g Rare Petites taches. Fine griffe au droit. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of Flanders and palms of 1693, Lille mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France, new Burgundy, old Burgundy and Navarre between two palms. Rare, small nicks, fine scratches on the obverse, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1324 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR huitième d'écu de Flandre aux palmes, 1697W, Lille. 2e réformation. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Ecu rond couronné entre deux palmes, écartelé aux armes de France, Bourgogne nouveau, Bourgogne ancien et Navarre. Dupl-1531; Gad-131. 4,55 g Extrêmement rare. Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver eighth écu of Flanders and palms of 1697, Lille mint, second reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France, new Burgundy, old Burgundy and Navarre between two palms. Extremely rare, Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1326 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €4,200 (about US$5,566 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV double louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes, 1702K, Bordeaux. Flan neuf. D/ T. laurée à d., les cheveux courts. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, brochant sur un sceptre et une main de justice. Dupl-1442; Gad-261. 13,43 g Très rare. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre liste 280, avril-juin 2017, 695. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold double louis of the eight "L's" and insignia of 1702, Bordeaux mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate head right with short hair; reverse: cross formed of eight "L's" over a scepter and the hand of justice. Very rare, very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1327 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €550 (about US$729 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes, 1701L, Bayonne. 3e réformation. D/ T. laurée à d., les cheveux courts. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, brochant sur un sceptre et une main de justice. Dupl-1443A; Gad-253. 6,71 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the eight "L's" and insignia of 1701, Bayonne mint, third reformation. Obverse: laureate head right with short hair; reverse: cross formed of eight "L's" over a scepter and the hand of justice. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1330 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes, 17039, Rennes. 3e réformation. D/ T. laurée à d., les cheveux courts. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, brochant sur un sceptre et une main de justice. Dupl-1443A; Gad-253. 6,64 g Très rare. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the eight "L's" and insignia of 1703, Rennes mint, third reformation. Obverse: laureate head right with short hair; reverse: cross formed of eight "L's" over a scepter and the hand of justice. Very rare, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1331 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,600 (about US$2,121 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV demi-louis d'or aux huit L et aux insignes, 1702A, Paris. 3e réformation. D/ T. laurée à d., les cheveux courts. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, brochant sur un sceptre et une main de justice. Dupl-1444A; Gad-241. 3,39 g Rare. Superbe. Provient de notre vente 83, 12 mars 2005, 2052. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold half louis of the eight "L's" and insignia of 1702, Paris mint, third reformation. Obverse: laureate head right with short hair; reverse: cross formed of eight "L's" over a scepter and the hand of justice. Rare, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1334 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux insignes, 1702V, Troyes. 3e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, brochant sur une main de justice et un sceptre posés en sautoir. Dupl-1533B; Gad-220. 27,15 g Très rare Petit coup sur la tranche. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the insignia of 1702, Troyes mint, third reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France over the hand of justice and a scepter. Very rare, minor rim nick, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1336 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux insignes, 1702E, Tours. 3e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, brochant sur une main de justice et un sceptre posés en sautoir. Dupl-1534B; Gad-189. 13,35 g Fine griffe. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the insignia of 1702, Tours mint, third reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France over the hand of justice and a scepter. Fine scratches, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1345 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux huit L, 1705W, Lille. 2e type. 4e réformation. Avec poinçon d'effigie de l'écu aux palmes. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, avec écu de France rond au centre. Dupl-1551B; Gad-224. 26,86 g Extrêmement rare Nettoyé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1705, Lille mint, second type, fourth reformation, with the bust of the écu ofthe palms. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies, with the round arms of France at the center. Extremely rare, cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1348 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 1704E, Tours. 2e type. 4e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, avec écu de France rond au centre. Dupl-1552A; Gad-194. 13,41 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1704, Tours mint, second type, fourth reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies, with the round arms of France at the center. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1349 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR demi-écu aux huit L, 17049, Rennes. 2e type. 4e réformation. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, avec écu de France rond au centre. Dupl-1552A; Gad-194. 13,57 g Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver half écu of the eight "L's" of 1704, Rennes mint, second type, fourth reformation. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies, with the round arms of France at the center. Nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1352 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €150 (about US$199 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR 20 sols aux insignes, 1708A, Paris. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Main de justice et sceptre en sautoir, entre trois lis et une couronne. Dupl-1565; Gad-164. 6,12 g Légère faiblesse de frappe. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver twenty sols of the insignia of 1708, Paris mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: hand of justice and sceptre crossed, three lilies and a crown in the fields. Slightly weak strike, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1353 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR 10 sols aux insignes, 1707A, Paris. D/ B. dr. à d. R/ Main de justice et sceptre en sautoir entre trois lis. Dupl-1566; Gad-133. 2,96 g Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver ten sols of the insignia of 1707, Paris mint. Obverse: draped bust right; reverse: hand of justice and sceptre crossed, three lilies in the fields. Nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1354 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,600 (about US$2,121 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV louis d'or au soleil, 1712D, Lyon. D/ T. à d., coiffée d'une perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, avec un soleil en coeur. Dupl-1449; Gad-256. 8,11 g Rare Fines griffes. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold louis of the sunburst of 1712, Lyon mint. Obverse: peruked and laureate head right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies with a sunburst at the center. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1355 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,000 (about US$2,651 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
" FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AV demi-louis d'or au soleil, 1712M, Toulouse. D/ T. à d., coiffée d'une perruque laurée. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis, avec un soleil en coeur. Dupl-1450; Gad-243. 4,01 g Très rare Fines griffes. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, gold half louis of the sunburst of 1712, Toulouse mint. Obverse: peruked and laureate head right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies with a sunburst at the center. Very rare, fine scratches, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1357 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR écu aux trois couronnes, 1709X, Amiens. D/ B. cuir. à d. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1568; Gad-229. 30,32 g. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver écu of the three crowns of 1709, Amiens mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1365 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1711S, Reims. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1570; Gad-165. 7,67 g Coin de droit légèrement rouillé. Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the three crowns of 1711, Reims mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Worn obverse die, nice patina, rare in this quality. Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1366 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1713W, Lille. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1570; Gad-465. 7,51 g Nettoyé. Très Beau (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the three crowns of 1713, Lille mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Cleaned, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1367 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR quart d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1713&, Aix. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1570; Gad-165. 7,54 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver quarter écu of the three crowns of 1713, Aix mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Very Fine.)"
  • Gad-165: TB €180 (R3).
This specimen was lot 1368 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1713A, Paris. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1571; Gad-125. 3,02 g Le droit légèrement nettoyé. Superbe. Provient de notre vente 83, 12 mars 2005, 2064. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver tenth écu of the three crowns of 1713, Paris mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Obverse lightly cleaned. Extremely Fine.)"
  • Gad-125: SUP €250 (C).
This specimen was lot 1369 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €95 (about US$126 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR dixième d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1715K, Bordeaux. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1571; Gad-125. 3,03 g Rare Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver tenth écu of the three crowns of 1715, Bordeaux mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Rare, nice patina, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1370 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR vingtième d'écu aux trois couronnes, 1713A, Paris. D/ B. à d., cuirassé à l'antique. R/ Trois couronnes posées en triangle, séparées par trois lis. Dupl-1572; Gad-110. 1,47 g Très rare. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver 1/20 écu of the three crowns of 1713, Paris mint. Obverse: armored bust right; reverse: three crowns posed in a triangle, separated by three lilies. Very rare, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1374 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XIV (1643-1715), AR 34 sols de Strasbourg aux palmes, 1697BB. 2e réformation. D/ Grande fleur de lis. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1600; Gad-188. 14,91 g Très rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, silver 34 sols de Strasbourg with palms of 1697, second reformation. Obverse: large fleur-de-lis; reverse: crowned round arms of France between two palms. Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1382 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €4,800 (about US$6,362 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux insignes, 1716A, Paris. Flan neuf. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné, posé sur les insignes royaux. Dupl-1628; Gad-334. 8,14 g Très rare Légères traces d'ajustage. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the insignia of 1716, Paris mint, new blank. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France over the royal insignia. Very rare, traces of adjustment marks, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1383 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or de Noailles, 1716A, Paris. D/ T. couronnée à g. R/ Deux écus de France et deux de Navarre couronnés, posés en forme de croix, autour de la lettre d'atelier. Quatre lis dans les angles. Dupl-1630; Gad-344. 12,20 g Rare Petits coups sur la tranche. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 128, 12 mars 2016, 757. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of Noailles of 1716, Paris mint. Obverse: crowned head left; reverse: two shields of France and two shields of Navarre, crowned, posed in a cross, mintmark at center, cantonned with four lilies. Rare, minor rim nicks, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1386 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu Vertugadin, 1716A, Paris. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné. Dupl-1651A; Gad-317. 30,48 g. Très Beau (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu vertugadin of 1716, Paris mint, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1388 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu Vertugadin, 1717I, Limoges. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné. Dupl-1651A; Gad-317; L4L 415 (hors cote). 30,53 g Très rare Réformé sur un écu aux trois couronnes de 1709. presque Très Beau (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu vertugadin of 1717, Limoges mint, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France. Very rare, struck over an écu of the three crowns of 1709, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1389 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR demi-écu Vertugadin, 1716B, Rouen. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné. Dupl-1652A; Gad-308. 15,22 g Rare. Très Beau (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver half écu vertugadin of 1716, Rouen mint, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1390 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €180 (about US$239 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR quart d'écu Vertugadin, 1716B, Rouen. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné. Dupl-1653A; Gad-302. 7,41 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver quarter écu vertugadin of 1716, Rouen mint, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France. Rare, Very Fine.)"
  • Gad-302: SUP €200 (R).
This specimen was lot 1391 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR dixième d'écu Vertugadin, 1717X, Amiens. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France rond, couronné. Dupl-1654A; Gad-289. 2,98 g Rare. Très Beau (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver tenth écu Vertugadin of 1717, Amiens mint, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned round arms of France. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1392 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €200 (about US$265 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR 2 livres de Strasbourg (40 sols), 1716BB. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France couronné, accosté de la date. Dupl-1656; Gad-309. 12,06 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver double livre of Strasbourg of 1716, reformed. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France divide the date. Rare, Very Fine.)"
  • Gad-309: TB €220 (R2).
This specimen was lot 1396 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR demi-écu de Navarre, 1719W, Lille. D/ B. enfantin à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu écartelé de France-Navarre, échancré et couronné. Dupl-1658; Gad-310. 12,16g Rare Fines traces d'ajustage. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver half écu of Navarre of 1719, Lille mint. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned quartered arms of France and Navarre. Rare, light adjustment marks, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1397 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR quart d'écu de Navarre, 1718D, Lyon. D/ B. enfantin à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu écartelé de France-Navarre, échancré et couronné. Dupl-1659; Gad-303. 6,08 g Rare Traces d'ajustage. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver quarter écu of Navarre of 1718, Lyon mint. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned quartered arms of France and Navarre. Rare, traces of adjustment mark, Very Fine.)"
  • Gad-303: TB €400 (R).
This specimen was lot 1399 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €140 (about US$186 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR 20 sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu), 1719A, Paris. D/ B. enfantin à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu écartelé de France-Navarre, échancré et couronné, accosté de la valeur. Dupl-1661; Gad-295. 4,05 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver twenty sols of Navarre of 1719, Paris mint. Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: crowned quartered arms of France and Navarre divides the value. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
  • Gad-295: TTB €110 (C).
This specimen was lot 1400 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR 20 sols de Navarre (sixième d'écu), 1720Y, Bourges. D/ B. enfantin à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu écartelé de France-Navarre, échancré et couronné, accosté de la valeur. Dupl-1661; Gad-295. 4,00 g Fines griffes. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver twenty sols of Navarre (one-sixth écu) of 1720, Bourges mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored young bust right; reverse: crowned quartered arms of France and Navarre divides the value. Fine scratches, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1402 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €260 (about US$345 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR livre, 1720A, Paris. Dite "de la Compagnie des Indes". D/ B. enfantin à d., dr. et cuir. R/ Deux L adossés sous une couronne. Dupl-1663; Gad-296. 3,61 g Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre liste 242, octobre-décembre 2007, 1012. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver livre of 1720, Paris mint, so-called "Company of the Indies." Obverse: draped and armored infant bust right; reverse: two "L's" back-to-back under a crown. Nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
  • Gad-296: TTB €300 (R).
This specimen was lot 1403 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €450 (about US$597 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR petit louis d'argent (tiers d'écu), 1720X, Amiens. D/ B., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix formée de huit L couronnés, cantonnée de quatre lis. Dupl-1664; Gad-305. 8,15 g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. Provient de notre liste 208, mars 2000, 451. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, small silver louis (one-third écu) of 1720, Amiens mint. Obverse: draped and armored bust right; reverse: cross formed of eight crowned "L's", cantonned with four lilies. Nice patina, rare in this quality, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 1406 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,700 (about US$2,253 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux 2 L, 1721BB, Strasbourg. Flan neuf. D/ B. nu, lauré à d. R/ Deux L adossés sous une couronne, entre trois lis. Dupl-1635; Gad-337. 9,76 g Rare Légères traces d'ajustage et petite brisure du coin au revers. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 68, 15 décembre 2001, 1380. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the two "L's" of 1721, Strasbourg mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate nude bust right; reverse: two back-to-back "L's" under a crown between three lilies. Rare, light adjustment marks and die clash on the reverse. about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1407 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,600 (about US$3,446 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux 2 L, 1722BB, Strasbourg. Flan neuf. D/ B. nu, lauré à d. R/ Deux L adossés sous une couronne, entre trois lis. Dupl-1635; Gad-337. 9,72g Rare Fines traces d'ajustage. Superbe. Provient de notre vente 69, 16 mars 2002, 2054. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the two "L's" of 1722, Strasbourg mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate nude bust right; reverse: two back-to-back "L's" under a crown between three lilies. Rare, fine adjustment marks, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1412 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,300 (about US$3,048 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR demi-écu de France, 1721V, Troyes. Réformation. D/ B. enfantin à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1666; Gad-311. 12,16 g Extrêmement rare. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver half écu of France of 1721, Troyes mint, reformed. Obverse: laureate and draped bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Extremely rare, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1415 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €340 (about US$451 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR tiers d'écu de France, 1721W, Lille. Flan neuf. D/ B. l. et dr. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1667; Gad-306. 8,16 g. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver third écu of France of 1721, Lille mint, new blank. Obverse: laureate and draped bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1416 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €190 (about US$252 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR sixième d'écu de France, 1721K, Bordeaux. Réformation. D/ B. jeune à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1668; Gad-297. 4,07 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver sixth écu of France of 1721, Bordeaux mint, reformed. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored young bust right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
  • Gad-297: TTB €200 (C).
This specimen was lot 1417 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,100 (about US$1,458 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or mirliton, 1723L, Bayonne. Aux palmes courtes. D/ T. laurée à d. R/ Deux L entrelacés sous une couronne, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1638A; Gad-338. 6,48 g Rare Légèrement paillé. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis mirliton of 1723, Bayonne mint, with short palm fronds. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: tow interlaced "L's" under a crown between two palms. Rare, lightly polished, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1418 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,300 (about US$1,723 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or mirliton, 1724H, La Rochelle. Aux palmes longues. D/ T. laurée à d. R/ Deux L entrelacés sous une couronne, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1638; Gad-339. 6,48 g Rare Légères traces d'ajustage. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 54, 15 juin 1998, 814. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis mirliton of 1724, La Rochelle mint, with long palm fronds. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: tow interlaced "L's" under a crown between two palms. Rare, light adjustment marks, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1419 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,300 (about US$1,723 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or mirliton, 1724M, Toulouse. Aux palmes longues. D/ T. laurée à d. R/ Deux L entrelacés sous une couronne, entre deux palmes. Dupl-1638; Gad-339. 6,51 g Fines traces d'ajustage. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis mirliton of 1724, Toulouse mint, with long palm fronds. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: tow interlaced "L's" under a crown between two palms. Fine adjustment marks, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1420 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,200 (about US$1590 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu aux huit L, 17249, Rennes. D/ B. jeune, l., dr. et cuir. à d. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de huit L. Dupl-1670; Gad-320. 23,42 g Rare Fines traces d'ajustage. Belle patine. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 124, 14 mars 2015, 940. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu of the eight "L's" of 1724, Rennes mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored young bust right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies, cantonned with eight "L's". Rare, fine adjustment marks, nice patina, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1422 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €650 (about US$862 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR quart d'écu aux huit L, 1725X, Amiens. D/ B. jeune à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de huit L. Dupl-1672; Gad-304. 5,90 g Rare. Très Beau/Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver quarter écu of the eight "L's" of 1725, Amiens mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored young bust right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies, cantonned with eight "L's". Rare, Very Fine/Extremely Fine.)"
  • Gad-304: TTB €900 (C).
This specimen was lot 1423 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR huitième d'écu aux huit L, 1725A, Paris. D/ B. jeune à d., l., dr. et cuir. R/ Croix formée de quatre lis couronnés, cantonnée de huit L. Dupl-1673; Gad-294. 2,91 g Très rare Griffes au droit. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver eighth écu of the eight "L's" of 1725, Paris mint. Obverse: laureate, draped and armored young bust right; reverse: cross formed of four crowned lilies, cantonned with eight "L's". Very rare, scratches on obverse, Very Fine.)"
  • Gad-294: TB €350 (R).
This specimen was lot 1425 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €420 (about US$557 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1726H, La Rochelle. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,15 g Traces d'ajustage. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1726, La Rochelle mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Traces of adjustment marks, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1426 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1727P, Dijon. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,07 g Légères traces de monture. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1727, Dijon mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Mount mark trace, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1427 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1731B, Rouen. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,09 g. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1731, Rouen mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1428 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €500 (about US$663 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1731&, Aix. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,14 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1731, Aix mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1429 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €440 (about US$583 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1732H, La Rochelle. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,16 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1732, La Rochelle mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1431 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €480 (about US$636 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or aux lunettes, 1734T, Nantes. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1640; Gad-340. 8,15 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the spectacles of 1734, Nantes mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1432 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV demi-louis d'or aux lunettes, 1726N, Montpellier. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1641; Gad-329. 4,03 g Coup sur la tranche. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold half louis of the spectacles of 1726, Montpellier mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Edge nick, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1433 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €550 (about US$729 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV demi-louis d'or aux lunettes, 1731BB, Strasbourg. D/ B. drapé à g., tête nue. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1641; Gad-329. 4,07 g Très rare. Très Beau. Provient de notre vente 65, 18 mars 2001, 1683. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold half louis of the spectacles of 1731, Strasbourg mint. Obverse: draped bust to left; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Very rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1434 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu aux rameaux d'olivier, 1726D, Lyon. D/ B. habillé à g., décoré de la croix du Saint-Esprit. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1675; Gad-321. 29,41 g. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre vente 68, 15 décembre 2001, 1418. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu of the olive branches of 1726, Lyon mint. Obverse: uniformed bust left, decorated with the Order of the Holy Spirit; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1437 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR demi-écu aux rameaux d'olivier, 1727&, Aix. D/ B. habillé à g., décoré de la croix du Saint-Esprit. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1676; Gad-313. 14,61 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver half écu of the olive branches of 1727, Aix mint. Obverse: uniformed bust left, decorated with the Order of the Holy Spirit; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
  • deposits in the prtected areas from an old cleaning.
This specimen was lot 1438 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €180 (about US$239 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR cinquième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier, 1726W, Lille. D/ B. habillé à g., décoré de la croix du Saint-Esprit. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1677; Gad-298. 5,86 g. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver fifth écu of the olive branches of 1726, Lille mint. Obverse: uniformed bust left, decorated with the Order of the Holy Spirit; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
  • lightly toned, seems problem free.
This specimen was lot 1440 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR vingtième d'écu aux rameaux d'olivier, 1727&, Aix-en-Provence. D/ B. habillé à g., décoré de la croix du Saint-Esprit. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1679; Gad-283. 1,43 g Rare Fines griffes et traces d'ajustage. Belle patine. Très Beau à Superbe. Provient de notre vente 76, 13 septembre 2003, 1571. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver 1/20 écu of the olive branches of 1727, Aix mint. Obverse: uniformed bust left, decorated with the Order of the Holy Spirit; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Rare, fine scratches and adjustment marks, nice patina, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1442 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,127 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV double louis d'or au bandeau, 1755L, Bayonne. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1642; Gad-346; Fr-463. 16,17 g Rare Traces d'ajustage. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold double louis of the ribbon of 1755, Bayonne mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre below a crown. Rare, adjustment marks, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1446 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €3,800 (about US$5,036 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or au bandeau, 1746A, Paris. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. Différent: renard (Matthieu Renard de Petiton). R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Différent: rosette (Georges Roettiers). Dupl-1643; Ci. 2088; Gad-341; Dr. 543; Fr-464. 8,16 g Bel exemplaire avec brillant de frappe. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. Provient de Vinchon, Paris, 29 octobre 2002, 345. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the ribbon of 1746, Paris mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre below a crown. handsome example with mint luster, Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 1448 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,127 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or au bandeau, 1748A, Paris. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1643; Gad-341. 8,14 g Petites taches. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the ribbon of 1748, Paris mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre below a crown. A few marks, Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1449 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €440 (about US$583 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or au bandeau, 1748X, Amiens. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1643; Gad-341. 8,14 g Rare Frappe faible. Coin de droit rouillé. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, gold louis of the ribbon of 1748, Amiens mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre below a crown. Rare, weak strike, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1453 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu au bandeau, 1741T, Nantes. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1680; Gad-322. 28,93 g Rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu of the ribbon of 1741, Nantes mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1454 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €850 (about US$1,127 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu au bandeau, 1755I, Limoges. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1680; Gad-322. 29,36 g Très rare Belle patine. presque Superbe. Provient de notre liste 192, juillet-août 1997, 816. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu of the ribbon of 1755, Limoges mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Very rare, nice patina, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1456 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €320 (about US$424 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR cinquième d'écu au bandeau, 1769L (sur 1766), Bayonne. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1682; Gad-299. 5,83 g Belle patine. Rare dans cette qualité. Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver fifth écu of the ribbon of 1769/6, Bayonne mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Nice patina, rare in this quality, Extremely Fine.)"
  • choice.
This specimen was lot 1459 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €350 (about US$464 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR vingtième d'écu au bandeau, 1761A, Paris. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1684; Gad-284. 1,48 g Très rare. Superbe à Fleur de Coin. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver twentieth écu of the ribbon of 1761, Paris mint. Obverse: head left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Extremely Fine - Uncirculated.)"
  • appears to have mint luster.
This specimen was lot 1462 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €240 (about US$318 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR écu à la vieille tête, 1773W, Lille. D/ T. l. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1685; Ci. 2129; Gad-323; Dr. 821. 29,30 g Belle patine. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver écu of the old head of 1773, Lille mint. Obverse: laureate head left; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Nice patina, Very Fine.)"
  • no adjustment marks!
This specimen was lot 1464 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €120 (about US$159 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AR cinquième d'écu à la vieille tête, 1772L, Bayonne. D/ T. l. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné, entre deux rameaux d'olivier. Dupl-1687; Gad-300. 5,79 g Rare. Beau à Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, silver fifth écu of the old head of 1772, Bayonne mint. Obverse: laureate head left; reverse: crowned arms of France between two olive branches. Rare, Fine - Very Fine.)"
  • surfaces appear oxidized.
This specimen was lot 1465 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), Cu liard à la vieille tête, 1770BB, Strasbourg. D/ T. l. à d. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1701; Gad-272. 3,09 g. Fleur de Coin, Provient de notre vente 94, 15 décembre 2007, 1440. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, copper liard of the old head of 1770, Strasbourg mint. Obverse: laureate head right; reverse: crowned arms of France. Uncirculated.)"
This specimen was lot 1471 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €575 (about US$762 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AV double louis d'or à la tête nue, 1787AA, Metz. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux longs. R/ Ecus accolés de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1706; Gad-363. 15,20 g Deuxième semestre. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, gold double louis of the bare head of 1787, Metz mint. Obverse: bare head left with long hair; reverse: accolated arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Second semester, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1473 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €400 (about US$530 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AV louis d'or à la tête nue, 1785D, Lyon. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux longs. R/ Ecus accolés de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Dupl-1707; Gad-361. 7,63 g Rare. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, gold louis of the bare head of 1785, Lyon mint. Obverse: bare head left with long hair; reverse: accolated arms of France and Navarre under a crown. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1493 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), Cu demi-sol, 1786L, Bayonne. D/ T. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1715; Gad-349. 5,67 g Fines griffes au droit. presque Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, copper half sol of 1786, Bayonne mint. Obverse: head left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Fine scratches on the obverse, about Extremely Fine.)"
  • a light scratch in front of the king's mouth, may have been retoned.
This specimen was lot 1494 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €100 (about US$133 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), Cu liard, 1790T, Nantes. D/ T. à g. R/ Ecu de France couronné. Dupl-1716; Gad-348. 2,86 g Légère faiblesse de frappe. Très Beau à Superbe. (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, copper liard of 1790, Nantes mint. Obverse: head left; reverse: crowned arms of France. Slightly weakly struck, Very Fine - Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1495 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €800 (about US$1,060 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
" FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XVI (1774-1793), AR écu dit "de Calonne", 1786A, Paris. Essai de Droz. Refrappe avec tranche lisse. D/ B. nu et lauré du roi à g. R/ Monogramme couronné, formé de deux L entrelacés, l'un en forme de palme et l'autre de branche d'olivier, entourant trois lis. Ci. 2202 var.; V.G. 90 var. 25,44 g Très rare. presque Superbe. Provient de notre vente 130, 10 septembre 2016, 1059. (kingdom of France, Louis XVI, 1774-93, silver écu "Calonne" of 1786, Paris mint, essai by Droz, restrike with plain edge. Obverse: laureate bust of the king to left; reverse: crowned monogram witha palm frond and an olive branch and three lilies. Very rare, about Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1497 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €2,700 (about US$3,578 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AV louis d'or constitutionnel, 1792A, an 4, Paris. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux noués par un ruban. R/ Génie inscrivant le mot CONSTI/TUTION sur une table de la loi posée sur un autel. A g., un faisceau. A d., un coq. Dupl-1717; Gad-61. 7,55 g Très rare Deuxième semestre. Traces de monture. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Constitutional period, gold louis of 1792, year 4, Paris mint. Obverse: bare head to left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: the Genius of France inscribes the Constitution, fasces to right, cock to left. Very rare, second semester, trace of mounting, about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1505 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €180 (about US$239 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AR 15 sols, 1791AA, an 3, Metz. Type FRANCAIS. D/ T. nue à g., les cheveux noués par un ruban. R/ Génie inscrivant la constitution sur une table. Dupl-1721 var.; Gad-35. 5,01 g Rare Deuxième semestre. Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Constitutional period, silver fifteen sols of 1791, year 3, Metz mint, FRANCAIS in legend. Obverse: bare head to left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: the Genius of France inscribes the Constitution. Rare, second semester, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1508 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Constitution (1791-1792), AE 6 deniers, 1792BB, an 4, Strasbourg. Type FRANCAIS. D/ B. dr. à g. R/ Faisceau dans une couronne de chêne. Dupl-1724; Gad-7. 5,31 g Rare. Très Beau. (France, Constitutional period, copper six deniers of 1792, year 4, Strasbourg mint, with FRANCAIS in legend. Obverse: draped bust left; reverse: fasces in an oak wreath. Rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1515 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €1,500 (about US$1,988 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, OSNABRÜCK, Evêché, Charles de Lorraine (1698-1715), AR 1/4 Taler, 1715, Munster. Commémorant sa mort. D/ Ecu ovale couronné, sur la croix de Malte, posé sur une crosse et une épée, tenu par deux aigles. Le tout sur un manteau d'hermine. R/ Inscription en dix lignes. von Schrötter, Trier, 927; Schön 662, B20. 7,33 g. Très Beau. (Germany, bishopric of Osnabruck, Charles of Lorraine, 1698-1715, silver quarter thaler of 1715, Munster mint, commemorating his death. Obverse: crowned and mantled oval arms over a Maltese cross, a crozier and a sword, supported by two eagles; reverse: ten line inscription. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1518 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €80 (about US$106 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ALLEMAGNE, SILESIE-LIEGNITZ-BRIEG, Johann Christian (1621-1639), AR Groschen, 1622HR, Ohlau. D/ Aigle éployée, t. à g. R/ Deux écus accolés sous une couronne. F.& S. 1578; Kopicki 5166. 0,77 g. Superbe. (Germany, duchy of Silesia-Liegnitz-Brieg, John Christian, 1621-39, silver groschen of 1622, Ohalu mint. Obverse: eagle display, head to left; reverse: two accolated shields under a crown. Extremely Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1531 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €170 (about US$225 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"SAINT EMPIRE, SALZBOURG, Archevêché, Franz Anton von Harrach (1709-1727), AV demi-ducat, 1720. D/ Armoiries. R/ Saint Rupert assis de f., ten. une crosse et un saloir. Probszt 1981; Zöttl 2376. 1,72 g Défauts de flan sur la tranche. Très Beau. (Germany, archbishopric of Salzburg, Francis Anton of Harrach, 1709-27, gold half ducat of 1720. Obverse: arms; reverse: St. Rupert stands, holding a cross and a crozier. Edge defects, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1533 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €220 (about US$292 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"BOLIVIE, Philippe IV (1621-1665), AR 8 reales, 1661E, Potosi. D/ Les colonnes d'Hercule. R/ Armes écartelées de Castille et Leon dans un quadrilobe. C.C.T. 442. 26,10 g. Beau à Très Beau. (Bolivia, Pilip IV, 1621-65, silver eight reales of 1661, Potosi mint. Obverse: pillars of Hercules; reverse: quartered arms of Castile and Leon in a quadrilobe. Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1535 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €280 (about US$371 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"CANADA, Elisabeth II (1952-), AV 100 dollars, 1994. Effort de guerre pendant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Fr-32. Flan poli. (dominion of Canada, Elizabeth II, 1952-, gold hundred dollars of 1994, honoring the war effort during World War Two. Proof.)"
This specimen was lot 1538 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €110 (about US$146 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"DANEMARK, Christian IV (1588-1648), AR 1 Mark, 1607, Copenhague. D/ B. cour. et cuir. à d. R/ Ecu posé sur deux palmes, sous la valeur. Hede 93. 6,05 g Griffes. Très Beau. (kingdom of Denmark, Christian IV, 1588-1648, silver mark of 1607, Copenhagen mint. Obverse: crowned and armored bust right; reverse: shield posed with two palms, value below. Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1652 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €450 (about US$596 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, Napoléon Ier (1804-1814), AR 2 francs, an 14L, Bayonne. Seulement 1210 p. frappées. Gad-495. Extrêmement rare. Beau. (empire of France, Napoleon I, 1804-14, two francs of the year 14, Bayonne mint, only 1,210 pieces struck. Extremely rare, Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1695 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANCE, VERDUN, Evêché, Charles de Lorraine (1610-1622), AR teston, s.d. D/ B. à d. R/ Ecu couronné sous une mitre et une crosse. Flon 801, 12; coll. Robert 1149 var. 7,61 g Très rare Fines griffes. Beau à Très Beau. (France, bishopric of Verdun, Charles of Lorraine, 1610-22, undated silver teston, obverse: bust right; reverse: crowned arms under a miter and a cross. Very rare, fine scratches, Fine - Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1725 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it sold for €90 (about US$119 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, SICILE, Charles III de Bourbon (1734-1759), AR 3 tari, 1735F-N, Palerme. D/ B. l. et dr. à d. HIS INF en fin de légende. R/ Croix ornée. Spahr 32; M. 165; G. 44b. 6,40 g. presque Très Beau (Italy, kingdom of Sicily, Charles III of Bourbon, 1734-59, silver three tari of 1735, Palermo mint. Obverse: laureate and draped bust right; reverse: ornate cross. about Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1729 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"ITALIE, VENISE, Alvise Mocenigo Ier (1570-1577), AR 40 soldi (2 lire), s.d. (1572-1573). 2e type. Sigle MS (Marin Sanudo). D/ Saint Marc assis de f. sur un lion, remettant une bannière au Doge agenouillé devant lui. R/ Sainte Justine deb. de f., ten. une palme et les Evangiles, la poitrine transpercée par un glaive. Pap. 318, 24; Paolucci 68, 7. 7,51 g Rogné. Très Beau. (Italy, republic of Venice, Alvise Mocenigo I, 1570-77, undated silver forty soldi or two lire, second type, signed MS. Obverse: St. Mark facing, hands a banner to the doge who kneels before him; reverse: St. Justice facing, holding a palm and the Gospels, her breast pierced by a ray. Clipped, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1746 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, UTRECHT, Provincie, AR 10 stuiver (Nederlandse halve gulden), 1765. Vz/ Nederlandse maagd met speer en vrijheidshoed. Kz/ Gekroond Generaliteitswapen. Verk. 111, 5; Delm. 1203; CNM 2.43.125. 5,29 g Uiterst zeldzaam. Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Utrecht, silver ten stuiver or half gulden of 1765. Obverse: the Dutch maid stands with spear and shield; reverse: crowned arms of the Generality. Very rare, Very Fine.)"
This specimen was lot 1752 in Jean Elsen sale 141 (Brussels, June 2019), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"NEDERLAND, ZEELAND, provinciale leeuwendaalder, 1597. Vz/ Ridder rechtsom kijkend met voor zich het provinciewapen. Kz/ Zeeuwse leeuw l. Verk. 87, 5; Delm. 838. 26,93 g. Fraai à Zeer Fraai. (Netherlands, province of Zeeland, lion daalder of 1597. Obverse: standing knight supports the provincial arms; reverse: rampant lion left. Fine - Very Fine.)"

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