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This coin, called a ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'', was an attempt by the government to displace all the low grade silver pieces circulating in [[France]] since the time of Louis XIII. It was theoretically equal to 24 deniers but was actually worth much less. Most survivors today are in poor condition. The type was struck 1738-69. This specimen was part of lot 29033 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), which sold for $300. The catalog description<sup>[2]</sup> noted, "Pair of Louis XV 2 Sols (Sous Marqués), 1) 1741/0/39-R VF, Orléans mint, R7. Stop after R and star over battle axe. No silvering remains. Small verdigris spot on the reverse. ...From the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens."  
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This coin, called a ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'', was an attempt by the government to displace all the low grade silver pieces circulating in [[France]] since the time of Louis XIII. It was theoretically equal to 24 deniers but was actually worth much less. Most survivors today are in poor condition. The type was struck 1738-69. This specimen was part of lot 29033 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), which sold for $300. The catalog description<sup>[2]</sup> noted, "Pair of Louis XV 2 Sols (Sous Marqués), 1) 1741/0/39-R VF, Orléans mint, R7. Stop after R and star over battle axe. No silvering remains. Small verdigris spot on the reverse. ...From the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens."  
  
 
''Recorded mintage:''  unknown but uncommon<sup>[1]</sup>.
 
''Recorded mintage:''  unknown but uncommon<sup>[1]</sup>.
  
''Specification:'' 2.18 g, .250 fine silver, 21-22 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by J.-C. Roéttiers.
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''Specification:'' 2.18 g, .250 fine silver, 21-22 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by J.-C. Röettiers.
  
 
''Catalog reference:'' KM 500.18, Vlack-178d, Gad-281, Dupl. 1690; Dr/2 no. 595, Dr/4 no. 859.
 
''Catalog reference:'' KM 500.18, Vlack-178d, Gad-281, Dupl. 1690; Dr/2 no. 595, Dr/4 no. 859.
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* [[France 1741-C 2 sols|1741-C ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
 
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* [[France 1741-S 2 sols|1741-S ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
 
* [[France 1741-S 2 sols|1741-S ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
* [[France 1741-H 1/20 ecu|1741-H 1/20 ''écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-W 2 sols|1741-W ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
* [[France 1741-P 1/20 ecu|1741-P 1/20 ''écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-H 1/20 ecu|1741-H ''vingtième d'écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-P 1/20 ecu|1741-P ''vingtième d'écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-AA 1/5 ecu|1741-AA ''cinquième d'écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-B 1/5 ecu|1741-B 1/5 ''écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-B 1/5 ecu|1741-B 1/5 ''écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-X 1/5 ecu|1741-X 1/5 ''écu au bandeau'']]
 
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* [[France 1741-G 1/2 ecu|1741-G ''demi-écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-L 1/2 ecu|1741-L ''demi-écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-L 1/2 ecu|1741-L ''demi-écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-T ecu|1741-T ''écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-A 1/2 louis d'or|1741-A ''demi-Louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-A 1/2 louis d'or|1741-A ''demi-Louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-B louis d'or|1741-B ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-B louis d'or|1741-B ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-BB louis d'or|1741-BB ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-BB louis d'or|1741-BB ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-K louis d'or|1741-K ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1741-K louis d'or|1741-K ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1741-L louis d'or|1741-L ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1743-W 2 sols|1743-W ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
 
* [[France 1743-W 2 sols|1743-W ''double sol aux 2 L couronnés'']]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1741]]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1741]]

Latest revision as of 23:48, 27 December 2020

Heritage sale 3064, part of lot 29033
France H3064-29033d.jpg

This coin, called a double sol aux 2 L couronnés, was an attempt by the government to displace all the low grade silver pieces circulating in France since the time of Louis XIII. It was theoretically equal to 24 deniers but was actually worth much less. Most survivors today are in poor condition. The type was struck 1738-69. This specimen was part of lot 29033 in Heritage sale 3064 (Chicago, April 2018), which sold for $300. The catalog description[2] noted, "Pair of Louis XV 2 Sols (Sous Marqués), 1) 1741/0/39-R VF, Orléans mint, R7. Stop after R and star over battle axe. No silvering remains. Small verdigris spot on the reverse. ...From the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens."

Recorded mintage: unknown but uncommon[1].

Specification: 2.18 g, .250 fine silver, 21-22 mm diameter, plain edge, designed by J.-C. Röettiers.

Catalog reference: KM 500.18, Vlack-178d, Gad-281, Dupl. 1690; Dr/2 no. 595, Dr/4 no. 859.

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.
  • [2]Cristiano Bierrenbach and Warren Tucker, Heritage World Coin Auction 3064, featuring the Doug Robins Collection of Canadian Tokens, Dallas, TX: Heritage Auction Galleries, 2018.

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