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This specimen was lot 71341, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $504. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[France|FRANCE]]. Louis d'Or, 1756-&. Aix Mint. Louis XV. PCGS Genuine--Mount Removed, EF Details Gold Shield. Some damage and scratches are present between 9:00 and 12:00 on the reverse, while significant handling can be seen over the surfaces. Nevertheless, an overall pleasing representation of this scarcer mint." This specimen is a ''louis d'or au bandeau'' struck at the Aix mint, one of a type struck in 1740-70. This specimen is counted as a slightly better date.
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This specimen was lot 71341, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $504. The catalog description<sup>[1]</sup> noted, "[[France|FRANCE]]. Louis d'Or, 1756-&. Aix Mint. Louis XV. PCGS Genuine--Mount Removed, EF Details Gold Shield. Some damage and scratches are present between 9:00 and 12:00 on the reverse, while significant handling can be seen over the surfaces. Nevertheless, an overall pleasing representation of this scarcer mint." This specimen is a ''louis d'or au bandeau'' struck at the Aix mint, one of a type struck in 1740-70. This specimen is counted as a common date.
  
''Recorded mintage:'' limonite<sup>[2]</sup>.
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''Recorded mintage:'' 59,400<sup>[2]</sup>.
  
 
''Specification:'' 8.158 g, .917 fine gold, 24 mm diameter, reeded edge.  
 
''Specification:'' 8.158 g, .917 fine gold, 24 mm diameter, reeded edge.  
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''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
''[[Bibliography|Source:]]''
 
* <sup>[2]</sup>Droulers, Frédéric, ''Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition.''  Paris: AFPN, 2009.
 
* <sup>[2]</sup>Droulers, Frédéric, ''Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition.''  Paris: AFPN, 2009.
* 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.  
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* Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, ''Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed.,'' Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.  
 
* Michael, Thomas, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.  
 
* Michael, Thomas, ''Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed.,'' Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.  
 
* Duplessy, Jean, ''Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 2e édition'', Paris: Maison Platt, 1999.
 
* Duplessy, Jean, ''Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 2e édition'', Paris: Maison Platt, 1999.
* <sup>[1]</sup>Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, ''The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins,'' Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.
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* <sup>[1]</sup>Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, ''The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins,'' Santa Ana, CA: [http://www.stacksbowers.com Stack's Bowers LLC], 2019.
  
 
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* [[France 1755-BB louis d'or|1755-BB ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
* [[France 1756-A 1/10 ecu|1756-A 1/10 ''écu au bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1756-A 1/10 ecu|1756-A ''dixième d'écu au bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1756-D ecu|1756-D ''écu au bandeau'']]
 
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* [[France 1756-AA 2 louis d'or|1756-AA ''double louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
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* [[France 1756-BB 2 louis d'or|1756-BB ''double louis d'or aux bandeau'']]
 
* [[France 1756-BB 2 louis d'or|1756-BB ''double louis d'or aux bandeau'']]
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* [[France 1757-N louis d'or|1757-N ''louis d'or au bandeau'']]
 
* [[Coins and currency dated 1756]]
 
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[[Category:Selections from the Stack's Bowers 2019 Collector's Choice sale]][[Category: Gold coins of France]]
 
[[Category:Selections from the Stack's Bowers 2019 Collector's Choice sale]][[Category: Gold coins of France]]

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Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale, lot 71341
France SB1019-71341r.jpg

This specimen was lot 71341, in Stack's Bowers Collector's Choice sale (Santa Ana, CA, October 2019), where it sold for $504. The catalog description[1] noted, "FRANCE. Louis d'Or, 1756-&. Aix Mint. Louis XV. PCGS Genuine--Mount Removed, EF Details Gold Shield. Some damage and scratches are present between 9:00 and 12:00 on the reverse, while significant handling can be seen over the surfaces. Nevertheless, an overall pleasing representation of this scarcer mint." This specimen is a louis d'or au bandeau struck at the Aix mint, one of a type struck in 1740-70. This specimen is counted as a common date.

Recorded mintage: 59,400[2].

Specification: 8.158 g, .917 fine gold, 24 mm diameter, reeded edge.

Catalog reference: Dupl-1643; Gad-341; Fr-464, Dr/4 no. 801, Dr/2 no. 543, KM 513.27.

Source:

  • [2]Droulers, Frédéric, Répertoire General des Monnaies de Louis XIII à Louis XVI (1610-1792), 4e édition. Paris: AFPN, 2009.
  • Friedberg, Arthur L. and Ira S. Friedberg, Gold Coins of the World, From Ancient Times to the Present, 9th ed., Clifton, NJ: Coin and Currency Institute, 2017.
  • Michael, Thomas, Standard Catalog of World Coins, 1701-1800, 7th ed., Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 2016.
  • Duplessy, Jean, Les Monnaies Françaises Royales de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793), Tome II, 2e édition, Paris: Maison Platt, 1999.
  • [1]Orsini, Matt, Richard Ponterio and Kyle Ponterio, The October 2019 Collector's Choice Sale: World and Ancient Coins, Santa Ana, CA: Stack's Bowers LLC, 2019.

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