1 Liard - Philip II


Issuer County of Artois (France (feudal))
Count Philip V (1556-1598)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1582-1589
Value 1 liard = 12 mites (1⁄80)
Currency Florin (1506-1659)
Composition Copper
Weight 5.44 g
Diameter 26 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 111417
References GH# 232-9b,
Hendrik Enno Van Gelder, Marcel René Benoît Ghislain Hoc; 1960. Les Monnaies des Pays-Bas bourguignons et espagnols 1434-1713 : Répertoire général. J. Schulman, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Vanhoudt# 321-AR
Hugo Vanhoudt; 2015. De munten van de Bourgondische, Spaanse en Oostenrijkse Nederlanden en van de Franse en Hollandse periode 1434-1830. Vanhoudt, Heverlee, Netherlands.


Portrait of King Philip II crowned on the left

Script: Latin

Lettering: PHS D G HIS[P] Z REX C[O] ATR[E]

Translation: Philip, by the grace of God, King of Spain, Count of Artois


A shield with the arms of Austria, Burgundy and Brabant

Script: Latin


Translation: "God is my help"




🐀 Arras, France

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1582 🐀 8% Mint: Arras
1584  38%
1585  15%
1586  31%
1587  23%
1589  15%

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