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[[Category:Silver ecus of France]][[Category:Selections from Heritage sale 3024]]
 
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Heritage sale 3024, lot 26619
from Heritage Auction Galleries

This specimen was lot 26619 in Heritage sale 3024 (Chicago, April 2013), where it sold for $411.25. The catalog description[2] noted, "Louis XIV Ecu 1653-B, XF, well struck for the type with hair curl softness as is always encountered, pleasing gray tone on both sides." The type was issued in large numbers 1646-54. This specimen is a product of the Rouen mint, which closed in 1857.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 27.45 g, .917 fine silver, 39-41 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by Jean Warin.

Catalog reference: Dr/4 no. 441, Dr/2 no. 298, KM 155.2, Dav-3799.

Source:

  • [1]Droulers, Frédéric, Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition. Paris: AFPN, 2009.
  • Duplessy, Jean, Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 2e édition, Paris: Maison Platt, 1999.
  • Cuhaj, George S., and Thomas Michael, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1601-1700, 6th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2014.
  • [2]Bierrenbach, Cristiano, Warren Tucker and David Michaels, Heritage World and Ancient Coins Auction 3024, featuring the Kairos and Elizabeth McPhall Charters Collections, Dallas: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2013.

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