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Latest revision as of 23:27, 17 June 2019

from the Mountain Groan Collection
France 1738D ecu rev DSLR.jpg
close up of the date

This coin is an écu aux branches d'olivier from the Lyon mint, struck for Louis XV of France. Most Lyon mint issues are rare but this one is only slightly scarce.

Recorded mintage: 301,407.

Specification: 29.49 g, .917 fine silver, 39-41 mm diameter, edge lettered, DOMINE SALVUM FAC REGEM.

Catalog reference: KM 486.6, Dav-1330, Dr/4 no. 819, Dr/2 no. 579.

Source:

  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Davenport, John S., European Crowns, 1700-1800, 2nd Ed., London: Spink & Son, 1964.
  • Droulers, Frédéric, Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition. Paris: AFPN, 2009.

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