France 1661-I 1/12 ecu

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from the Mountain Groan Collection
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This douziéme d'écu au bust juvénile was struck at the Limoges mint 1659-63. The type is very common but this is a slightly better date.

Recorded mintage: 123,255[1].

Specification: 2.29 g, .917 fine silver, 19-20 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by Jean Warin.

Catalog reference: Gad-115; KM-210, Dr/4 no. 729I, Dr/2 no. 313.

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.

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