France 1748-AA louis d'or

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Jean Elsen sale 127, lot 1391
This specimen was lot 1391 in Jean Elsen sale 127 (Brussels, December 2015), where it sold for €480 (about US$616 including buyer's fees). The catalog description[2] noted,
"FRANCE, Royaume, Louis XV (1715-1774), AV louis d'or au bandeau, 1748AA, Metz. D/ T. à g., ceinte d'un bandeau. R/ Ecus ovales de France et de Navarre sous une couronne. Rare. presque Très Beau. (kingdom of France, Louis XV, 1715-74, louis d'or of the ribbon of 1748, Metz mint. Obverse: head to left, hair tied in a ribbon; reverse: oval arms of France and Navarre below a crown. Rare, about very fine.)"
This type was struck 1740-70 and is common as French gold coins go tho this is a scarce date.

Recorded mintage: 13,211[1], a scarce date.

Specification: 8.15 g, .917 fine gold, 24 mm diameter, designed by J. C. Roéttiers. This specimen 7,56 g.

Catalog reference: Dupl. 1643; Gad-341, Dr/4 no. 801.

Source:

  • [1]Droulers, Frédéric, Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition. Paris: AFPN, 2009.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Gadoury, Victor, Monnaies Royales Françaises, 1610-1792, 4me éd., Monaco: Éditions Victor Gadoury, 2012.
  • Duplessy, Jean, Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 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.
  • [2]Elsen, Philippe, et al., Vente Publique 127, Brussels: Jean Elsen et ses Fils, S.A., 2015.

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