Liard of Aix - Louis XV

Liard of Aix - Louis XV - obverseLiard of Aix - Louis XV - reverse

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Features

Issuer France
King Louis XV (1715-1774)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1767-1772
Value 1 Liard (1⁄80 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Copper
Weight 3.05 g
Diameter 21 mm
Shape Round
Technique Milled
Demonetized Yes
Number
N#
185012
References GadR# 271,
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.
Dy royales# 1698,
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.
Ciani# 2146
Louis Ciani; 1926. Les Monnaies royales françaises de Hugues Capet à Louis XVI. Jules Florange, Bergerac, France.

Obverse

Head of Louis XV on the left, wearing a headband under the head.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: LUDOV. XV. D. GRATIA .

Engraver: Joseph-Charles Röettiers Read more on Wikipedia

Joseph-Charles Roettiers was a noted French engraver and medalist. Roettiers was born in Paris to Joseph Roettiers. He was a member of the celebrated Roettiers family of engravers, medallists, silversmiths, and goldsmiths; Norbert Roettiers was his cousin, and Charles Norbert Roettiers was his son.

Reverse

Crowned shield of France, workshop mark at the exergue.Automatically translated

Script: Latin

Lettering: FRANC.ET & NAVARR.REX. 1767

Engraver: Joseph-Charles Röettiers Read more on Wikipedia

Joseph-Charles Roettiers was a noted French engraver and medalist. Roettiers was born in Paris to Joseph Roettiers. He was a member of the celebrated Roettiers family of engravers, medallists, silversmiths, and goldsmiths; Norbert Roettiers was his cousin, and Charles Norbert Roettiers was his son.

Edge

Smooth

Mint

& Aix-en-Provence, France

Comments

"Cours légal 3 derniers tournois, manufactured following the edict of March 1766.",

"These coins are rarely found in good condition; they are to be considered very rare in superb condition",

French Royal Coins

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
1767 & 42%
1768 & 8%
1769 & 0%
1770 & 17%
1771 & 17%
1772 & 8%

Frequencies show the percentage of Numista users who own each year or variety among all the users who own this coin. Since some users own several versions, the sum may be greater than 100%.

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Country: France
Languages : French
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