¼ Ecu - Louis XIV

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1643-1651
Value ¼ Ecu (¾)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Silver (.917)
Weight 6.746 g
Diameter 27 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 15146
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Dy# 1463
Jean Duplessy; 1999. Les monnaies françaises royales / Tome 1 : de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI (987-1793) (2e édition). Maison Platt, Paris, France.
And 1 more volumes.

Obverse

Lettering: LVD · XIIII · D · G · FR · ET · NAV · REX

Engraver: Jean Warin

Jean Varin or Warin was a French sculptor and engraver who made important innovations in the process of minting coins. Born in Liège, Varin moved to Paris in 1626.

Reverse

Lettering: SIT · NOMEN · DOMINI · A · BENEDICTVM · 1644

Engraver: Jean Warin

Jean Varin or Warin was a French sculptor and engraver who made important innovations in the process of minting coins. Born in Liège, Varin moved to Paris in 1626.

Edge

Smooth

Mints

A Paris, France (864-date)
D Lyon, France
S Troyes, France

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1643 A 909 656 Point °
1643 A 666 682 Rose *
1644 A Piedfort
1644 A 1 373 098 Point °
1644 A 2 509 802 Rose *
1644 A 211 864 Rose between 2 points ° * °
1644 D 512 918
1645 A Point °
1645 A 1 444 534 Rose *
1645 A 104 270 Rose between 2 points ° * °
1645 D 462 204
1648 D 1 930
1649 D 14 124
1650 D 1 926
1651 D 8 987
1651 S

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