France 1786-A 1/10 ecu

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Shown is a 1786-A tenth écu of the Paris mint, struck during the reign of Louis XVI of France (1774-93). Droulers[1] prices this date about 50% higher than the common date.

Recorded mintage: 44,545[1].

Specification: 2.95 g, .917 fine silver, .087 troy oz ASW, reeded edge, 21-22 mm diameter.

Catalog reference: KM 568.1, Dr/4 no.887.

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.
  • 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.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.

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