2 Louis d'Or - Louis XVI

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XVI (1774-1792)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1775-1789
Value 2 Louis d'Or (48)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 16.316 g
Diameter 30 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 16366
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References Dy# 1703,
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.
KM# 575 ; 577
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.

Obverse

Script: Latin

Lettering:
LUD• XVI• D• G• FR• ET NAV• REX•
B. DUVIV.

Engraver: Pierre-Benjamin Duvivier

Pierre-Simon-Benjamin Duvivier was a French engraver of coins and medals.

Reverse

Script: Latin

Lettering: CHRS • RECN • VINC • IMPE 1777

Engraver: Pierre-Benjamin Duvivier

Pierre-Simon-Benjamin Duvivier was a French engraver of coins and medals.

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Date Mintage VG F VF XF AU UNC
1775 & 67 000 KM#575.15 (Aix)
1775 A 10 285 KM#575.1 (Paris)
1775 AA 678 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1775 B 4 853 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1775 BB 5 378 KM#575.4 (Strasbourg)
1775 D 64 000 KM#575.5 (Lyon)
1775 I 39 246 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1775 K 38 000 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1775 L 18 000 KM#575.9 (Bayonne)
1775 M 1 328 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1775 Q 1 220 KM#575.12 (Perpignan)
1775 T 12 000 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1775 W 68 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1776 & 29 000 KM#575.15 (Aix)
1776 A 9 662 KM#575.1 (Paris)
1776 AA 269 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1776 B 5 724 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1776 BB 4 423 KM#575.4 (Strasbourg)
1776 D 79 000 KM#575.5 (Lyon)
1776 I 35 046 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1776 K 73 000 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1776 L 15 269 KM#575.9 (Bayonne)
1776 M 4 332 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1776 N 5 027 KM#575.11 (Montpellier)
1776 Q 14 000 KM#575.12 (Perpignan)
1776 T 7 737 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1776 W 49 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1777 & 14 000 KM#575.15 (Aix)
1777 A 275 KM#575.1 (Paris)
1777 AA 525 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1777 B 6 828 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1777 BB 2 498 KM#575.4 (Strasbourg)
1777 D 53 000 KM#575.5 (Lyon)
1777 I 32 016 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1777 K 39 083 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1777 M 4 560 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1777 N 5 347 KM#575.11 (Montpellier)
1777 Q 3 586 KM#575.12 (Perpignan)
1777 T 9 890 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1777 W 96 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1777 🐄
1778 & 5 905 KM#575.15 (Aix)
1778 AA 259 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1778 B 2 902 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1778 D 19 000 KM#575.5 (Lyon)
1778 H 4 154 KM#575.6 (La Rochelle)
1778 I 1 960 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1778 K 1 850 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1778 M 6 273 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1778 Q 1 074 KM#575.12 (Perpignan)
1778 T 8 749 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1778 W 42 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1778 🐄
1779 A KM#575.1 (Paris)
1779 AA 307 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1779 B 682 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1779 BB 179 KM#575.4 (Strasbourg)
1779 I KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1779 M 3 225 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1779 T 2 849 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1779 W 13 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1780 B 443 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1780 I 841 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1780 M 233 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1780 T 2 660 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1780 W 9 240 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1781 AA 487 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1781 B 130 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1781 I 261 KM#575.7 (Limoges)
1781 K 404 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1781 M 770 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1781 T 1 637 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1781 W 8 100 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1781 🐄
1782 AA 123 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1782 K 910 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1782 M 499 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1782 T 5 644 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1782 W 24 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1782 🐄
1783 A 1 870 KM#575.1 (Paris)
1783 AA 279 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1783 B 1 956 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1783 K 1 006 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1783 M 499 KM#575.10 (Toulouse)
1783 T 5 683 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1783 W 27 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1784 A 623 KM#575.1 (Paris)
1784 AA 324 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1784 B 1 444 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1784 K 234 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)
1784 Q 368 KM#575.12 (Perpignan)
1784 T 4 536 KM#575.13 (Nantes)
1784 W 13 000 KM#575.14 (Lille)
1785 AA 324 KM#575.2 (Metz)
1785 B 280 KM#575.3 (Rouen)
1789 K 779 KM#575.8 (Bordeaux)

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Oct 11, 2020 1779 T – KM#575.13 (Nantes) UNC
(NGC MS64)
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