Provence (1343-52) franc a pied Fr-208
"Jeanne de Naples, 1343-1352. Franc à pied o. J. Sehr schön-vorzüglich. Flaue Stellen. (France, county of Provence, Jeanne of Naples, 1343-52, undated gold franc. Very fine-extremely fine, Some weakly struck areas.)"The county of Provence, home of the Provençal dialect spoken throughout southern France was ruled by a separate dynasty until 1486 when it was finally incorporated into France.
Recorded mintage: unknown.
Specification: 1.000 fine gold, 3.82 g, this specimen 3.77 g.
Catalog reference: Duplessy 1679. Fr-208.
- 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.
- Richter, Jürg, Auction 46, Gold Coins and Medals, Zurich: Sincona AG, 2018.