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1 Écu d'Or - Louis XIII

Features

Country France
King Louis XIII (1610-1643)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1611-1646
Value 1 Écu d'Or (15/4)
Currency Livre tournois (781-1795)
Composition Gold (.958)
Weight 3.375 g
Diameter 24.5 mm
Shape Round
Orientation Coin alignment ↑↓
Demonetized Yes
References Dy# 1282
Monnaies françaises royales
by Jean Duplessy
(Maison Platt)

Obverse

Lettering: LVDOVICVS. XIII. D. G. FRANC. ET. NAV. REX

Engraver: Nicolas Briot

Nicholas Briot was an innovative French coin engraver, medallist and mechanical engineer, who emigrated to England and became chief engraver to the Royal Mint in 1633 and is credited with the invention of the coining-press.

Reverse

Lettering: CHRISTVS. REGNAT. VINC. ET. IMP. 1641

Engraver: Nicolas Briot

Nicholas Briot was an innovative French coin engraver, medallist and mechanical engineer, who emigrated to England and became chief engraver to the Royal Mint in 1633 and is credited with the invention of the coining-press.

Edge

Smooth

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Year Mintage G VG F VF XF AU UNC
1611 A
1611 B
1611 K
1612 A
1612 B
1612 C
1613 A
1613 B
1613 C
1614 9
1614 A
1614 B
1615 A
1615 B
1615 C
1615 D
1615 E
1615 F
1615 P
1615 S
1615 T
1615 X
1616 A
1616 B
1616 C
1616 D
1616 H
1616 T
1616 X
1617 A
1617 B
1617 E
1617 T
1617 X
1618 A
1618 A (fr) Piéfort
1618 C
1618 E
1619 A
1619 B
1620 A
1621 A
1622 A
1622 B
1623 A
1623 B
1624 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1624 B
1624 D
1625 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1625 T
1626 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1626 B
1627 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1627 B
1627 D
1627 Y
1628 A
1628 B
1628 C
1628 N (fr) Frappe des Huguenots
1628 Y
1629 A
1629 D
1629 K
1629 N (fr) Frappe des Huguenots
1629 Y
1630 A
1630 D
1630 K
1631 A
1631 B
1631 D
1631 F
1631 I
1631 S
1631 X
1632 A
1632 B
1632 C
1632 D
1632 F
1632 I
1632 K
1632 L
1632 M
1632 S
1632 X
1633 A
1633 A (fr) Sans XIII
1633 B
1633 C
1633 D
1633 K
1633 L
1633 M
1633 X
1634 &
1634 A
1634 B
1634 C
1634 M
1634 S
1634 X
1635 &
1635 A
1635 B
1635 C
1635 D
1635 L
1635 M
1635 N (fr) Frappe des Huguenots
1635 S
1635 X
1636 &
1636 A
1636 B
1636 C
1636 D
1636 L
1636 M
1636 N
1636 X
1637 &
1637 A
1637 B
1637 C
1637 D
1637 L
1637 M
1637 N
1637 P
1637 S
1637 S (fr) Différent: trois C entrelassés
1637 T
1637 X
1638 &
1638 A
1638 B
1638 C
1638 D
1638 K
1638 M
1638 N
1638 P
1638 S
1638 X
1639 &
1639 A
1639 B
1639 C
1639 D
1639 K
1639 M
1639 N
1639 N (fr) Frappe des Huguenots
1639 P
1639 S
1639 X
1639 Y
1640 A (fr) Frappe au marteau
1640 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1640 B
1640 C
1640 D
1640 K
1640 M
1641 &
1641 A (fr) Frappe au marteau
1641 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1641 AR
1641 B
1641 C
1641 D
1641 E
1641 F
1641 H
1641 I
1641 M
1641 N
1641 S
1641 X
1641 Y
1642 &
1642 9
1642 A (fr) Frappe au marteau
1642 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1642 AR
1642 B
1642 C
1642 D
1642 E
1642 F
1642 G
1642 H
1642 I
1642 K (fr) Variété K inversé
1642 L
1642 M
1642 N
1642 T
1642 X (fr) Frappe au moulin
1642 Y
1643 &
1643 9
1643 A (fr) Frappe au moulin
1643 A (fr) Piéfort, tranche striée
1643 A (fr) Piéfort, tranche: EXEMPLUM PROBATI NUMISMATIS
1643 AR
1643 B
1643 D
1643 E
1643 F
1643 G
1643 H
1643 I
1643 K (fr) Variété K inversé
1643 L
1643 M
1643 N
1643 T
1643 X
1643 Y
1644 AR (fr) Frappe posthume
1645 AR (fr) Frappe posthume
1646 AR (fr) Frappe posthume

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