France 1564-M ecu d'or
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"Frankreich, konigreich, Charles IX. 1560-1574. Ecu dor au soleil 1564 M, Toulouse. Gutes sehr schön. (kingdom of France, Charles IX, 1560-74, gold écu of the sunburst of 1564, Toulouse mint. Good very fine.)"This coin is called the écu d'or au soleil in Duplessy with a face value of fifty sols tournois and is noted with many variations in obverse and reverse legends.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 3.37 g, .958 fine gold, this specimen 3.32 g.
Catalog reference: Duplessy 1057, Fr-378.
- Duplessy, Jean, Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 2e édition, Paris: Maison Platt, 1999.
- Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 7th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2003.
- Richter, Jurg, Sincona Auction 54: Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: SINCONA AG, 2019.