½ Louis d'Or - Louis XIV

Features

Issuer France
King Louis XIV (1643-1715)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1643-1650
Value ½ Louis d'Or (5)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Gold (.917)
Weight 3.32 g
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 270828
Numista type number (https://en.numista.com/help/what-is-the-n-number-visible-in-the-catalogue-33.html)
References KM# 148,
Tracy L. Schmidt (editor); 2019. Standard Catalog of World Coins / 2001-Date (14th edition). Krause Publications, Stevens Point, Wisconsin, USA.
And 5 more volumes.
Dy# 1420,
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.
Fr# 416,
Arthur L. Friedberg, Ira S. Friedberg, Robert Friedberg; 2017. Gold Coins of the World : From Ancient Times to the Present (9th edition). Coin & Currency Institute, Williston, Vermont, USA.
GadR# 234
Francesco Pastrone, Christian Charlet; 2018. Monnaies royales françaises : Louis XIII à Louis XVI, 1610-1712 : cuivre, billon, argent, or. Éditions Victor Gadoury, Monaco.

Obverse

Bust right

Lettering:
LVD. XIIII. D. G. FR. ET. NAV. REX.
. 1645 .

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

Cross of eight L's with four lis in the angles

Lettering:
CHRS.REGN.VINC.IMP.
D

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.

Mints

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

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC
1643 A
1643 D
1644 A
1644 D
1645 A
1645 D
1649 D
1650 D

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Heritage Auctions
2020 January 21 NYINC World & Ancient Coins Signature Online Auction 3082
Lot 33712
Internet Archive
Jan 21, 2020 1643 A UNC
(NGC MS62)
USD 1800.00
(incl. buyer's premium)

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