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Sincona sale 47, lot 1654
This specimen was lot 1654 in Sincona sale 47 (Zurich, May 2018), where it did not sell. The catalog description[1] noted,
"FRANKREICH, Konigreich, Louis XIV. 1643-1715. Ecu à la mèche longue 1653 L, Bayonne. Vorzüglich. Leicht justiert. (kingdom of France, Louis XIV, 1643-1715, écu of the long lock of 1653, Bayonne mint. Extremely fine, Minor adjustment marks.)"
The type was issued in large numbers 1646-54. This specimen is a product of the Bayonne mint.

Recorded mintage: m. 12,684[2], a fairly common date.

Specification: 27.45 g, .917 fine, plain edge, 38-41 mm diameter, designed by Norbert Roéttiers, this specimen 27.11 g.

Catalog reference: Dr/4 no. 441, Gadoury 202. Dav-3799.

Source:

  • [2]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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • [1]Richter, Jürg, Auction 47, World Coins and Medals, Coins and Medals from Switzerland, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.

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