France (1316) agnel d'or Fr-260

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from the Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale, lot 20136
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This specimen was lot 20136 in Stack's Bowers 2018 NYINC sale (New York, January 2018), where it sold for $6,600. The catalog description[1] noted, "FRANCE. Agnel d'Or, ND (1316). Philip V (1316-22). PCGS MS-62. Fully struck on a round planchet with bold clear legends on both sides. Exceptionally well impressed showing all of the fine detail. Strong luster and a quite handsome example of this type." Duplessy lists only two coins for this reign: this agnel d'or, worth 20 sols tournois, and a silver gros tournois.

Recorded mintage: unknown.

Specification: 1.000 fine gold, 4.13 g.

Catalog reference: Fr-260; Dupl-237.

Source:

  • Duplessy, Jean, Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome I, 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.
  • [1]Ponterio, Richard, Kyle Ponterio, John Kraljevich and Cris Chatigny, The January 2018 NYINC Sale: Ancient Coins, World Coins & Paper Money, featuring the Eldorado Collection of Colombian and Ecuadorian Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2017.

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