Blanc - Henri VI

Blanc - Henri VI - obverseBlanc - Henri VI - reverse

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Issuer France
King Henry VI (Henri VI) (1422-1453)
Type Standard circulation coin
Years 1422-1449
Value 1 Blanc = 1 Dizain = 10 Deniers (1⁄24 LT)
Currency Livre tournois (987-1795)
Composition Billon (.399 silver)
Weight 3.263 g
Diameter 28.57 mm
Shape Round (irregular)
Technique Hammered
Orientation Variable alignment ↺
Demonetized Yes
Number N# 29256
References Dy royales# 445
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.


Escutcheons of France and France-England, under HERICVS. Workshop symbol at the beginning of the legend.
Punctuation with three superimposed dots.Automatically translated

Script: Latin



Solid Latin cross with lily and leopard, above HERICVS.
Workshop symbol at the beginning of the legend. Punctuation with three superimposed dots.Automatically translated

Script: Latin



Amiens, France
Arras, France
Auxerre, France (575-1250, 1419-1460)
Châlons-sur-Marne, modern-day Châlons-en-Champagne, France (1589-1593)
Dijon, France
Le Mans, France
Mâcon, France (?-1435)
Nevers, France (550-1322)
Paris, France (600-1973)
Rouen, France (?-1858)
Saint-Lô, France (1275-1693)
Saint-Quentin, France
Troyes, France


"Period texts do mention large whites (not whites) so by analogy we also have small whites (Dy# 446). If they were whites, we'd have half-whites. The last HenrI VI coins minted on French soil will be shortly before October 29, 1449, the date of the capture of Rouen from the English."
commentary taken from the numismatic sheet by Mr. J.P. Milani p.65 and 66 of "Numismatique & Change" no. 244, November 1994Automatically translated

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Date VG F VF XF AU UNC Frequency
ND (1422-1429)  7% Croissant - Chalon en Champagne
ND (1422-1429)  3% Rose with 5 petals - Troyes
ND (1422-1435)  0% Clover - Mâcon
ND (1422-1435)  0% Losange - Arras
ND (1422-1435)  3% Nevers - Etoile
ND (1422-1435)  0% Paschal lambs - Amiens
ND (1422-1435)  7% Spur wheel - Saint Quentin
ND (1422-1436)  20% Crown - Paris
ND (1422-1436)  0% Holy shroud (face of Christ) - Dijon
ND (1422-1437)  0% Anchored cross of Auxerre (mill iron) - Auxerre
ND (1422-1449)  30% Fleur de lis - Saint-lô
ND (1422-1449)  $ 210 60% Leopard - Rouen
ND (1425-1448)  7% Le Mans - Racine

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Bullion value: USD 0.96 Search tips
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Past sales

Pictures Sale Date Version Grade Price
Picture 1 of a sold Blanc - Henri VI
Jean Elsen & ses Fils
Auction 143
Lot 756
Internet Archive
Dec 7, 2019 ND (1422-1429) – Rose with 5 petals - Troyes F USD 147.93
(EUR 140.00)
(+ buyer's premium)

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